Catharine Murray

Catharine Murray

CATHARINE H. MURRAY, MFA is an author, poet and writing guide. Her memoir, Now You See the Sky (Akashic Books, 2018) was selected to launch Gracie Belle, an imprint focussed on grief and loss. Venues for her lectures and workshops have included the Ocean Park Writers’ Conference, Harvard University, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Maine State Prison, and University of New England. Murray earned her BA from Harvard University and her MFA in Creative Writing at USM’s Stonecoast Writing Program.


How to live when your own emotional responses remain a mystery? New writing on family and grief by Catharine Murray.

Rebecca Partington

A Place That Mattered

The place where my son died had horses. Only because when a dying boy asks you for a horse, you find more than one. You make your way away from…