Gigi's currently writing
My Secret Father: A Memoir of Disinheritance
In 2011, six weeks after my mother died, I received an email that contained shocking news about my mother, the woman I thought I had reconciled with at the end of her life. My life in and with my family was never the same again.
I’d always wanted to write a memoir but until then, I didn’t have an organizing principle. A year later, I realized that the news, devastating though it was, had finally given my story what it needed and I began to write.
READ the abbreviated story in the two-minute memoir published in Psychology Today.
LISTEN to an interview and chapter excerpt from Jack Straw Productions, Seattle.
WATCH Gigi perform the story "Stand Up" at Portland Story Theater and LISTEN to the song "Disinherited" written by Tom Rorem, inspired by stories from Gigi's memoir:
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Banner photo of Gigi and her father in the 1960s by Ken Wittenberg
2012 photo by Erica Berger