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To schedule a presentation for your group or organization, contact Ellie via email at:

Here’s where you’ll find me ~


Previous Presentations

With Laura Knoy on her podcast ReadLocalNH

Airing October 20, 2023 on Spotify
Tune in here, on my home page.

Colby Sawyer College

 Nursing Students

June 12, 2023, 9 am


I met with another great group of curious students today, thanks to all who attended. Also a big thank you to Assistant Professor, Bianca Fortier for inviting me to offer this teaching to her students.


February 6, 2023, 12 PM

I thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful group of nursing students.
Their great questions and sincere interest in end-of-life care were music to my ears.
I am thrilled to think that by year’s end, they will join the ranks and be among my nursing colleagues.
Thank you to all who attended and, once again, to Professor Julie Steele for inviting me back. 


New Castle Public Library

Community Discussion

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022 3 PM

Books provided at no cost to participants

What an amazing group of people!
I so appreciated hearing about your end-of-life experiences.
Your thoughts about my book, how it affected you,
and our discussion around the topic of dying was so meaningful.
Thanks to all who attended.
A special thank you to librarian Christine Collins for your enthusiasm and coordination for our gathering.


Goffstown Public Library
April 12, 2022, 6:30 PM
Thank you to the patrons who turned out for this meaningful discussion
and special thanks to Librarian, Elizabeth Weilbacher, for your great enthusiasm and support.


Colby Sawyer College
March 28, 2022, 12- 1:30 PM

I met with a great class of up-and-coming nursing students at Colby Sawyer College. Thank you to professor Julie Steele for the invite.


Wednesday, November 10, 2021


A wonderful group of people.
I really enjoyed meeting all of you!

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Weare Public Library

Weare, NH


Saturday, October 16th, 2021

Toadstool Bookshop,

Peterborough, NH


Thursday, October 14, 2021

A wonderful turnout and some fantastic questions from these great people!
I really enjoyed this afternoon with you.

Greenfield Senior Center

at John Zon Center

Greenfield, MA


Wednesday, October 13, 2021


Kingston Community Library

Kingston, NH


Wednesday, September 15, 2021   7:30 PM


End-of-Life Doulas often find themselves navigating difficult conversations with the dying and their loved ones.

Ellie is the author of Stepping Stones: Following a Pathway to the End of Life, now on our required certification reading list for end-of-life doulas.

Patty Brennan, Owner ~Ann Arbor, MI


September 11, 2021, 1 PM

Pembroke Town Library, Pembroke, NH


It was nice to meet new people, see a familiar face and have a blast from the past. Thank you all for joining me and sharing some great stories.


Thursday, September 9, 2021  6PM

Chester Public Library, Chester, NH


Thank you Chester Public Library for hosting my author presentation and to Patty, Sarah and Maryjo for sharing your great stories!


September 1, 2021   6:30 PM

Blaisdell Memorial Library, Nottingham , NH


Thank you Liz at The Blaisdell Memorial Library for hosting and for the women who attended for a beautiful night of sharing!
Chesley Memorial Library, Northwood, NH
August 30, 2021 1:30 PM


A big thanks to the Chesley Memorial Library Senior Cafe attendees for hosting a discussion of my work. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting this great group of elders.

Dudley Tucker Library Raymond, NH

August 25, 2021   6:30 PM

Thanks to these wonderful women for joining the discussion and
for sharing THEIR beautiful stories with me.

 Saturday, August 7th, 9 am- 1 pm

 at Goffstown’s Annual

Uncommon Art on the Common


May 27, 2021 Presented by The Death Doula Network of

British Columbia

9:30 PM (EST)/6:30 PM (PDT)Virtual

To register:


April 19,2021

I met with the Londonderry Leach Library Book Group to discuss my book, Stepping-Stones. This is an amazing group of women. I thank one and all for your openness, honesty, and ability to share your feelings about my book and your personal stories with me.