I was born in NYC in 1969, raised in Rockland County, and graduated from Barnard in 1990. I had a long career in book publishing, first as a scout and then as an agent, and then made a career change in 2008 to pursue other interests. In 2013 I completed both a life coach certificate and a Columbia University Masters in Narrative Medicine and have been consulting and writing since then. My interests -- issues around transition, loss, separation, end of life, how we, particularly women,  tell our stories  -- have come together in my creation of a closed online community for women over 40 called “What Would Virginia Woolf Do?” which is now also the title of a book I have under contract with Grand Central Publishing, to be published in 2018. I’m also at work on a memoir about my mother. I have four children, live in Brooklyn, and am a trustee of The Brooklyn Public Library.