Pamela was one of the first bloggers to write about childlessness on her Coming2Terms blog and her book Silent Sorority. She’s also a role model and mentor so when she writes a new book; it’s time to pay attention.
Her new book is called Finally Heard: A Silent Sorority Finds it’s Voice and here’s what Amazon says about it.
Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos emerged as a reluctant spokeswoman in 2008 after a health reporter from The New York Times asked if she’d be willing to openly discuss her infertility experience. Tsigdinos discussed the stubborn persistence of the condition and the lack of a cultural framework to process the losses. An accompanying health feature story produced astonishment and relief that someone was candidly addressing the trauma and legacy of infertility.
Soon thereafter she wrote what became an award-winning book called Silent Sorority. In the first memoir on infertility not authored by a mother, Tsigdinos’ writing explored the complicated, disenfranchised grief and identity issues following prolonged failed attempts to conceive. Now 10 years outside of the grief she once felt so viscerally, Tsigdinos brings us Finally Heard: The Silent Sorority Finds Its Voice. In an intentionally short ebook designed in the Kindle Singles model, it incorporates wisdom from ‘Generation IVF’ designed to spark discussion about the little discussed aftermath of fertility treatments. [Read more…]