Sarah Chavez (Troop)
Sarah is the executive director of the home of the Death Positive movement, The Order of the Good Death. She has a blog, Nourishing Death, which examines the relationship between food and death in rituals, culture, religion and society. In addition to these she works as a museum curator and writes and speaks about a variety of subjects. Including Mexican death practices, infant and child loss, and writes both the Pop Goes the Reaper! and Great Women in Death History series.
Sarah’s Death & the Maiden posts can be found here.
Lucy Coleman Talbot
Lucy is a PhD research student at University of Winchester, her work examines The Cross Bones Graveyard in Southwark, where she also volunteers as a site warden. She is interested in the relationship between death and space, death rituals, socially bad death and cemeteries as a vessel for social change. In 2016, Lucy wrote Little Book of Maudism and raised £1000 for the mental health charity Mind. The book comprises of ten lessons to live and die by from the ultimate death positive film, Harold and Maude. She is a member of the Good Funeral Guild and has worked with the award winning funeral florists Stems UK.
Lucy’s Death & the Maiden posts can be found here.