Harriet Hodgson


I have been a freelance writer for 35+ years, am the author of 31 published books, and hundreds of print/Internet articles. In addition, I am a Forum Editor for the Open to Hope Foundation website and a columnist for the new "Caregiving in America" magazine, which will re-launch shortly. All of my writing comes from experience and my recent work focuses on loss, grief and recovery. I have written six grief resources, including Smiling Through Your Tears: Anticipating Grief, Lois Krahn, MD, co-author, Writing to Recover: The Journey from Loss and Grief to a New Life, Writing to Recover Journal, 101 Affirmations to Ease Your Grief Journey, The Spiritual Woman: Quotes to Refresh and Sustain Your Soul, and Happy Again! Your New and Meaningful Life After Loss. My latest book is called Help! I"m Raising My Grandkids. I have appeared on more than 160 radio talk shows, including CBS Radio, and dozens of television stations, including CNN. A frequent speaker, I have given presentations at Alzheimer's, hospice, grief and public health conferences. My work is cited in Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in America, Contempotary Authors, and World Who's who of Women. Please visit for more information about my work.