The Open to Hope Foundation is fortunate to have a diverse range of writers contributing to our community, including experts, researchers and authors in the field of grief and loss, and those who have experienced profound loss and now write or speak on the topic.

If you are interested in becoming one of our contributor writing, please complete the application below, then register as a user. Being an author for Open to Hope will enable you to engage our large and growing audience and promote your practice, research and books. Most importantly, your words will help people dealing with loss.

All contributing writers must submit at least four articles per year that have not been previously published on the web. In exchange, Open to Hope will set up on our site a “profile page” with your photo, bio, books, web address, blog address, and hot links to all of your articles that appear on our site. You also receive a Featured Book page with your book cover that links to Amazon or a website of your choice. No money changes hands.

We invite you to complete the application below. An Open to Hope Editor will contact you after reviewing your application; please allow 7-10 business days.

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Our Contributors include:

Carol O’Dell, author of “Mothering Mother
Neil Chethik, author of “FatherLoss” and “VoiceMale
Dr. Jannah Mather, Dean of Social Work, University of Utah
Dr. Robert Neimeyer, author of “Meaning Reconstruction and the Experience of Loss, Lessons of Loss: A Guide to Coping”, and Rainbow in the Stone, a book of contemporary poetry.