“Hollis draws upon her own personal experience and expertise to illustrate how the experience of dying can be positively affected by and with music. Of special note is the documented discussion of the use of music in hospice care and the valued role can play as part of palliative medicine for terminal illnesses…Superbly organized, informed and informative…” Read the full review from the Midwest Book Review.
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“Music for the Dying” in The Progressive Magazine, July/August 2016.
“I let my stepdaughter find out the sex of my baby, but had her keep it a secret from me.” in The Washington Post, On Parenting blog, May 6 2016.
“Songs of Transition” in The New York Times, The Opinion Pages, December 30, 2015 and the Sunday Review, January 3, 2016.
“What Churches Don’t Get About Ministering to Marginalized Women” in Sojourners, October 12, 2015
“Providing the Soundtrack for Life’s Last Moments” in The New York Times, August 2, 2015
“On Writing Every Day” in Literary Mama Blog, June 22, 2015
“Everything Counts,” in Literary Mama, April 15, 2015
“The Flying Room” in Word Riot, March 15, 2015
“Dying Wishes,” in Christian Century, November 12, 2014
“Healing into Wholeness in the Episcopal Church” in Religion and Healing in America, Linda Barnes and Susan Sered, Eds (Oxford: University of Oxford Press, 2005)
“Lotus Flowers and Rose Windows: A Season of Visits to Hospital Chapels” in Religious Healing In Boston: Reports from the Field, Susan Sered, Editor. (Cambridge: Center for the Study of World Religions, 2002.)
“God Always Heals, But Does Not Always Cure: The Search for Healing in the Episcopal Church,” in Religious Healing in Boston: First Findings, Susan Sered and Linda L. Barnes, Eds. (Cambridge: Center for the Study of World Religions, 2001.)