Alicia Parlette

An online home for information about Alicia Parlette, SF Chronicle writer and published author.

Read Alicia’s Work April 9, 2010

Alicia’s 17 chapter book (Alicia’s Story: Cancer. Despair. Hope. Faith.) was originally serialized in seven parts in the San Francisco Chronicle in 2005. She also shared occasional updates with readers after the book’s publication. All of her work for the paper can be read here:

While you can read her book in its entirety on the site above, physical copies of the book may be found floating around online.

Background of her work

Podcast with SF Chronicle managing Editor Robert Rosenthal & Alicia discussing the series (June 29, 2005):

Check in with Robert & Alicia  December 22, 2005:

*Prior to her passing, Alicia had been taking notes via a dictation machine when she was in hospice care in UCSF in April 2010. We are working on transcribing these notes as well as looking for other writings to see if they are appropriate for publication.