allison is a new york-based writer, author, and speaker.

She is also an Emmy award-winning, multi-platform journalist and winner of the 2013 Washington Irving Book Award for Parentless Parents: How the Loss of Our Mothers and Fathers Impacts the Way We Raise Our Children. Her work on family, parenting, health, grief, loss, September 11th, work/life balance, cancer prevention, and genetic testing appears in numerous print and online publications including CNN.com, The New York Times, Parenting, The Atlantic, and The Huffington Post. An approachable and inspiring personality, Allison has been featured on CNN, FOX, MSNBC, CBS, and ABC, and she’s proud to have been named a “Lifechanger” by the nationally syndicated television show EXTRA.

I am excited to announce the subject of my next book. It’s a topic that really excites me.
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Just landed in New Orleans. I’ll be speaking about the new book I’m writing. My message is this: Remembering can transform loss and make you happy. This photo is of my mother’s favorite flower. Sharing this little detail about her on Facebook makes me happy.

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6/20/2015FORCE 2015 Annual Conference (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered)
Panel Discussion: Revealing the Story Within – Writing about Cancer and Cancer Risk
Philadelphia, PA
Contact: Lisa Rezende, lisar@facingourrisk.org
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5/08/2015 – Motherless Daughters Luncheon
Keynote Speaker
New Orleans, LA
Contact: Allison Durant, allisondurant@me.com
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