Katherine Mariaca-Sullivan is a hospice volunteer with the Visiting Nurses Association of Manchester, N.H. A one-time college writing professor, she now concentrates on her own books, both fiction and non-fiction, as well as on her art (her paintings have been shown in the United States, Puerto Rico and Mexico). Katherine offers bi-annual workshops, How to Write a Compelling Novel, and continues to help other writers at her website, http://TheEssentialeBooker.com. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Tufts University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Lesley University.
When a Loved One Dies, by author Katherine Mariaca-Sullivan is a how-to book for families and friends struggling to create a dignified and meaningful goodbye for their loved ones. Born out of necessity the book examines the funeral industry from one who has been embroiled in it and who wants to help others navigate through it.