Melissa Gould’s essays have been published in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and more. She is an award-winning screenwriter who has worked on shows such as Bill Nye the Science Guy, Beverly Hills 90210, Party of Five, and Lizzie McGuire. Her memoir, Widowish, is an international bestseller and debuted at #1 on Amazon in several categories. Find Melissa at and on Instagram at @MelissaGould_Author.

When her beloved husband died unexpectedly of Multiple Sclerosis and West Nile Virus, writer Melissa Gould started chronicling her grief journey through her personal essays and speaking engagements. In this video chat, Melissa talks about her memoir, love, loss, and the courage to carry on.