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Emma Gilbey Keller

Caveat Scriptor -- Let the Writer Beware!

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 03.19.2014 | Media
Joan Z. Shore

The recent flap over Lisa Bonchek Adams' tweets about her cancer, and the bigger flap about the columns written by Bill Keller and his wife, Emma Gilb...

In Times of Pain, Illness, Suffering, and Dying, 'That Which Is Shareable Is Bearable'

BJ Gallagher | Posted 03.18.2014 | Media
BJ Gallagher

As writers themselves, you'd think that the Kellers would appreciate the power of writing as a process for understanding life and coming to terms with painful experiences. Writing is a powerful way of connecting with others. Writing helps us reach inward -- and upward -- to find the holy, the numinous, the transcendent.

There Is No Gentle Death for A Mother

Allison Tate | Posted 03.16.2014 | Parents
Allison Tate

Lisa Bonchek Adams is not "live tweeting her terminal illness." She is live tweeting her LIFE -- much the same way the rest of us who use social media do -- which includes grief, loss, and yes, terminal illness.

What the Kellers Forgot to Say About Lisa Adams and Cancer

Lacy Crawford | Posted 03.16.2014 | Women
Lacy Crawford

Smart cultural observers will consider what happens to empathy when human beings learn intimate and heartbreaking things about one another, but never come close to meeting face-to-face. Can we suffer with someone we don't actually know?

Lisa Belkin

The Problem With Criticizing A Woman Who Documents Her Cancer Treatment Online

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women

For years, Lisa Bonchek Adams has, very publicly, chronicled her breast cancer treatment on the internet. On Wednesday, Guardian reporter Emma Gilb...

Let The Comeback Inspire Your Comeback

Nour Akkad | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nour Akkad

In The Comeback Keller mentions "how hard it can be to be your own advocate, especially when you are coming back to work after a long time away."