Leslie Gray Streeter

Black Widow

Leslie Gray Streeter

Talk: Black Widow

Veteran journalist Leslie Streeter discusses her book, "Black Widow: A sad-funny journey through grief for people who normally avoid books with words like 'journey' in the title". Although grief is universal, Leslie's experience was that there wasn't anyone reflecting a Black voice in this space when she lost her young husband unexpectedly to an aneurysm and was left to raise their baby on her own. She aims to make the conversation around grief less uncomfortable through her sharp wit.

Leslie Gray Streeter

Leslie Gray Streeter is a columnist from Baltimore. Her first book, "Black Widow: A Sad/Funny Journey Through Grief For People Who Normally Avoid Books With Words Like 'Journey' In The Title," was published in 2020 by Little, Brown and Company. She and her work have been featured in Modern Loss, Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning and more. Leslie is an international speaker on grief, widowhood and recovery.

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