Katherine Benjamin

Katherine Benjamin

Author and Editor

Austin, Texas

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March 2023
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About Katherine

A full-time professional writer since 2009, Kathy's work can be found on many websites including and Mental Floss. She joined Grunge as a writer in 2017 and began editing for Static Media in 2019. She is the author of four non-fiction books about death: "Funerals to Die For: The Craziest, Creepiest, and Most Bizarre Funeral Traditions and Practices Ever" (Adams Media, 2013), "It's Your Funeral! Plan the Celebration of a Lifetime -- Before It's Too Late" (Quirk Books, 2021), "Texas Mass Graves: Burial Grounds of Atrocity, Massacre and Battle" (The History Press, 2022), and a forthcoming book with The History Press on women undertakers of Texas from 1880-1930.

Kathy has a B.A. in History from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and a Postgraduate Diploma in Medieval and Tudor Studies from the University of Kent at Canterbury.

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