Esther Helfgott

About Esther Helfgott

Esther Altshul Helfgott is a Seattle-based writer of poetry and nonfiction. She earned her Ph.D. in history from the University of Washington. Learn more at her website - www.estherhelfgott.com.

Poet, Author and Writing Community Builder Esther Altshul Helfgott on Two New Books and Her Writing Life

Esther Helfgott’s life-long writing habit helped her weather her husband Abe’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and the grief of slowly losing their thirty-year partnership. Using writing as a tool to handle this profound life change, she created the moving memoir, Dear Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Diary & Poems. When her husband Abe died, she began writing the … Continue reading
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