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Janice Nimura & Allison Gilbert

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  • Janice  Nimura received a Public Scholar Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities in support of her work on The Doctors Blackwell, a finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in biography. Her previous book, Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back, was a New York Times Notable book in 2015. 
  • Her essays and book reviews have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Smithsonian, The Rumpus, and LitHub, among other publications.
  • Allison Gilbert is co-author of the forthcoming book Listen, World!: How the Intrepid Elsie Robinson Became America’s Most-Read Woman, the first biography of Robinson who once the most influential newspaper columnist in the United States. 
  • She is host “Women Journalists of 9/11: Their Stories,” a 20-part documentary series produced in collaboration with Wondrium and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. 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. You can connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 
  • Allison Gilbert lives in New York with her husband and two children. Learn more by visiting
Production Date: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 16:30

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