Best Summer Reads - Eric Hoffer Finalist 2017 Nina McKissock


From Sun to Sun book tour is underway, with readings at bookstores and libraries in the metro areas of Philadelphia, New York, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver and Boston. See the events page for details.

“Her stories and openhearted musings spark reverie, reflection and respect…McKissock reminds us to embrace the mystery [of death] with a full heart.”

—Amy Wright Glenn, PhillyVoice

“…a magnificent book, beautifully written, quietly told, utterly important.”

—Roland Merullo, Author of Dinner with Buddha

Welcome! Here you’ll find information about my memoir, From Sun to Sun. It takes the reader on the journey of my last fourteen years serving those at the end of life. As a home care and hospice nurse, I offer my ongoing insights in my blog and share resources for anyone wanting to know about end-of-life care and hospice.

The information here is for individuals curious about planning care, as well as for their families, friends, caregivers and medical professionals. I invite you to join me in a conversation about forgiveness, love in all its forms, resolution and humor at the end of life, in the spirit of supporting those who care for the dying, and those facing an untimely death. Please explore and ask questions or leave comments.

Nina Angela McKissock has been a registered nurse for nearly four decades. Her memoir, From Sun to Sun, is now in bookstores. In its twenty-one stories she explores the tender mercies of hospice care and brings readers the profound lessons she has learned about the art of dying. Free of religiosity, dogma, or fear, her book is an open-minded reflection about the mysteries of life and death.