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Welcome to the Grief Club

Because You Don't Have to Go Through It Alone

Welcome to the Grief Club
Janine Kwoh By (author)
Product ID:  101171
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Workman Publishing Co

Limited ***

6.4 X 7.3 in
128 pg

SELF-HELP / Death, Grief, Bereavement
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Death, Grief, Bereavement


A different and very modern kind of grief book: not a book about how to grieve, but rather a reflection and affirmation of how we grieve, with thoughtful writing and a graphic approach. Janine Kwoh's expression of her grief experience alongside universal truths allow readers to laugh, cry, take what’s useful and leave what’s not, and ultimately feel more seen and less alone. 


“Grief is an overwhelming journey without a road map, but Janine Kwoh has generously given us this lantern to carry down an uncharted path. Welcome to the Grief Club provides instant community for one of the loneliest experiences a person can go through.” —Mari Andrew, New York Times bestselling author of Am I There Yet?

“Through graphics and short, compact passages, this meticulously presented guide blends wit, charm, and empathy to explore the diverse aspects of loss and grief in an immensely accessible way. . . . Kwoh’s narrative offers camaraderie and inspires hope.” —Kathleen Gerard, blogger at Reading Between the Lines

“This is a lovely, sensitive, and—dare I say—humorous take on what it is like to be a person who has lost someone very dear to you. No matter how you’ve felt or what you’ve done to cope, The Grief Club can help.” —Ms. Magazine


Author Bio

Janine Kwoh is the owner and designer of Kwohtations, a stationery company and letterpress print and design studio. Kwohtations is an ever-evolving collection of greeting cards and gifts that reflect and celebrate a diversity of identities and life experiences, always with humor and empathy. Janine's hope is that others will recognize some of themselves in what she creates and feel a bit more seen, more connected, and less alone.

While Janine doesn’t have any formal training in writing or illustration, she believes you can learn how to do anything by reading the internet and asking for help. Exhibit A: This book. When she’s not printing cards or writing about grief, you can often find her trying to keep her ducks in a row, but one of them is always wandering off in search of snacks.

Janine currently lives in Brooklyn, NY, but considers home to be wherever her friends are.