Table for One: Essays from a Widow's Journey

Deborah Spungen, M.S.S./M.L.S.P. ’89

Table for One: Essays from a Widow's Journey by Deborah Spungen, M.S.S./M.L.S.P. ’89, explores a widow’s grief, the everyday events of a newly single person, and the challenges of closing a business, selling a home, and finding a renewed sense of well-being. (Franklin Press, 2018)

Spungen is the founder of the nonprofit organization the Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia, where she served as its executive director. A frequent lecturer on traumatic grief and victim’s rights, she has spent her career as an advocate and voice of crime victims. Her expertise in the field has made her a sought after speaker; she has appeared on both TV and radio.