Debra
Ginsberg


Debra Ginsberg is a professional freelance writer and editor, book reviewer, workshop leader and contributor to NPR’s All Things Considered. She is the author of the award-winning and bestselling memoirs: Waiting: The True Confessions of a Waitress; Raising Blaze: A Mother and Son’s Long, Strange Journey Into Autism; and About My Sisters. She is also the author of the novels Blind Submission, The Grift (a New York Times Notable and SCIBA Mystery Award winner), The Neighbors Are Watching and What the Heart Remembers (a SCIBA Mystery Award winner). You can reach Ginsberg via her website.

Articles by Debra

Secret Agents of Kindness

A teacher gave students a simple task: Be kind, but selfless. The results illustrate the contagious effects of humanity.
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Abolitionists William Still, Sojourner Truth, William Loyd Garrison, unidentified male and female slaves, and Black Union soldiers in front of American flag

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