Join award-winning journalist Allison Gilbert and award-winning cartoonist and writer Liza Donnelly for a conversation about, LISTEN, WORLD!: How the Intrepid Elsie Robinson Became America’s Most-Read Woman, the first biography of this remarkable pioneer co-authored by Allison Gilbert and Julia Scheeres.
Allison Gilbert Allison Gilbert is an award-winning journalist and author of numerous books including Passed and Present and Parentless Parents. She is host “Women Journalists of 9/11: Their Stories,” a 20-part documentary series produced in collaboration with the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. She interviewed such luminaries as Savannah Guthrie, Maggie Haberman, Dana Bash, and Linda Wertheimer. Allison is the official narrator of the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s historical exhibition audio tour, the only female journalist to be so honored. She writes regularly for the New York Times and other publications. On her blog, she features Q & A’s with some of the most notable names in our culture today including, Arianna Huffington, Jon Stewart, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Dani Shapiro, Gretchen Rubin, and Susan Orlean. She lives outside New York City.
Liza Donnelly is an award-winning cartoonist and writer for The New Yorker Magazine and is a contributor to The NY Times, Washington Post, Medium, CNN, and CBS News. Author of 18 books for adults and children, Women On Men was a finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor, and her most recent book is a history, Very Funny Ladies, The New Yorker’s Women Cartoonists, 1925-2021. Liza’s TED talk was translated into 40 languages, she served as a cultural envoy for the US State Department and has an honorary PhD from UCONN for peace and women’s studies. The innovator of digital visual journalism, she live-draws events such as the Oscars, debates and White House Press Conferences for major news outlets. Liza lives in New York.