Jewish, infertile mother, married to her high school sweetheart; pup culture enthusiast (read: TV addict and film junkie); Oxford comma enthusiast.
Talia grew up in Natick, Massachusetts. The daughter of a rabbi and a lawyer, and the middle of five children, she learned at a young age the art of escapism through writing. Talia graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 2006 with a BA in Sociology and a minor in Film Studies. She has spent her career in Communications, and holds a certification in Public Relations from Rutgers University School of Communication and Information.
As a social media strategist, Talia specializes in helping Jewish non-profit organizations and changemakers reach their goals. She currently works at the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science, and has previously worked with organizations such as Hadassah: The Women's Zionist Organization of America, World Jewish Congress, the Covenant Foundation, and many more.
Talia is experienced as an editor, specializing in memoir and creative nonfiction, and has many connections in the Jewish book world. She was the Digital Editor at Hadassah Magazine, and before that, she helped run the reputable, longstanding NYC literary series, Scribblers on the Roof.
In her personal writing, Talia often focuses on topics that relate to women and Judaism. She writes openly about issues that have personally affected her, such as her battle with infertility, her close encounter with death due to placenta previa, and her second son's premature birth. Her work has appeared in many national publications, as well as in Jewish papers all across the country. Talia lives in Essex County, New Jersey with her husband, Gabriel, and their two sons.