Emily Ziff Griffin

Emily Ziff Griffin is the author of Light Years, a novel for young adults inspired by her father’s death from AIDS.
Image of COVID-19 virus. Graphic by Bianca Ibarlucea.
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The Children Know

When my father died of AIDS, he couldn’t shield me from his pain or the government's indifference. With COVID-19, I'm reliving the trauma.
Emily Ziff Griffin
May 14, 2020