Alison Garwood Jones

“I Miss My Mommy” on TVO’s The Agenda

Originally published in May 2024 in Blog, Books, Books on Grief, Books on Parental Grief, Grief, Pen Jar Productions

TVO’s The Agenda joined Alison Garwood-Jones in her studio to talk about grieving the death of both parents, and her new book, I MISS MY MOMMY.

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Male Friendships and Grief

Originally published in May 2024 in Blog, Books on Grief, Books on Parental Grief, Gift Ideas, Grief, Pen Jar Productions

Male friendships and Grief

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Cover Blurbs for “I Miss My Mommy”

Originally published in May 2024 in Blog, Books on Grief, Books on Parental Grief, Comic, Graphic Novel, Grief, Pen Jar Productions

Cover blurbs for the book I Miss My Mommy by Alison Garwood-Jones

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My Big Media Interview With Rupert (the golden retriever)

Originally published in April 2024 in Blog, Books, Books on Grief, Books on Parental Grief, Cartoons, Comic, Gift Ideas, Graphic Novel, Grief, Holiday Gift Ideas, Illustration, Pen Jar Productions, Toronto Illustrators

In my proudest earned media moment to date, yesterday I snagged an interview with Rupert, the white golden retriever.

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Don’t You Love End Papers?

Originally published in April 2024 in Blog, Books, Books on Grief, Books on Parental Grief, Cartoons, Comic, Gift Ideas, Graphic Novel, Grief, Pen Jar Productions

This is the advance reader copy of my new graphic novel that I’m sending out to the media. You can see that it’s got little tags in it where my copy editor Pamela and I have spotted a few tiny bloopers that need correcting before I create the final. But I want to show you […]

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The Power of Daily Journaling & Doodling

Originally published in April 2024 in Blog, Books on Grief, Books on Parental Grief, Cartoons, Comic, Doodling, Graphic Novel, Illustration, Pen Jar Productions, Toronto Illustrators, Visual Notetaking

A day without journaling is like a day without exercise. I write to break through the morning sludge.

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Are You My Mother & I Miss My Mommy: Two Books About a Search

Originally published in April 2024 in Blog, Books, Books on Grief, Books on Parental Grief, Cartoons, Comic, Grief, Toronto Illustrators

Remember when we were toddlers and we got scared every time our mothers left the room, went to the grocery store, headed to the office, or just left the nest? As orphaned adults, we’re back to square one, searching for our mothers and fathers through faded memories and old photographs. And what’s this? A whole […]

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Bookmarks for Orphaned Adults

Originally published in April 2024 in Blog, Books, Books on Grief, Books on Parental Grief, Cartoons, Comic, Grief

As a thank you to those who pre-ordered my new graphic novel, I Miss My Mommy: 150 Portraits of Orphaned Adults, I am sending you a custom bookmark!

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I Miss My Mommy: a graphic novel to help orphaned adults through grief

Originally published in April 2024 in Blog, Books, Books on Grief, Books on Parental Grief, Cartoons, Comic, Graphic Novel, Grief, Illustration, Toronto Illustrators

In her graphic novel, ‘I Miss My Mommy’, Alison Garwood-Jones explores the universality of loss with raw and relatable portraits of life after parental loss.”

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