Gail Konop

Gail Konop - Editor

Madison, WI, United States

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I am the author of the memoir Cancer is a Bitch (Or, I'd Rather be Having a Midlife Crisis) Da Capo Press. My work has been published in numerous literary journals as well as Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Wisconsin Trails, The Manifest-station and other online and print magazines and newspapers and is a former columnist at Literary Mama. I have been interviewed on TV and radio across the country and am a professional keynote speaker. Additionally, I am a writing and life coach, workshop leader and certified yoga teacher.

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Cancer Is a Bitch: Or, I'd Rather Be Having a Midlife Crisis

Gail Konop Baker

Gail Konop Baker was a runner, yoga practitioner, doctor's wife, and lifelong subscriber to Prevention magazine. But right before her forty-sixth birthday, she heard the words that would forever change her life: Just to be safe, I think we should biopsy. It was the beginning of her yearlong battle with breast cancer and its fallout—a battle that would upstage any midlife crisis she'd worried w... read more

Gail Konop Baker was a runner, yoga practitioner, doctor's wife, and lifelong subscriber to Prevention magazine. But right before her forty-sixth birthday, she heard the words that would forever change her life: Just to be safe, I think we should biopsy. It was the beginning of her yearlong battle with breast cancer and its fallout—a battle that would upstage any midlife crisis she'd worried w... read more

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