Kevin M. O’Connor is the author of "Two Floors above Grief: A Memoir of Two Families in the Unique Place We Called Home." His prior writing includes a dissertation, personal letters, articles in professional publications, anthologies, and presentations delivered at conferences, seminars, and webinars. Raised as the son of a Chicago suburban undertaker, O’Connor built a fifty-year career as an elementary teacher, principal, and graduate instructor in California, Illinois, and Florida. He enjoys chronicling the stories of families and friends through genealogical histories. He provides training in university and professional settings. His most recent seminar and course work is "Enrich Your Family History: Organize Your Ancestors' Letters." He also sings and performs in theaters. He resides in Ft. Lauderdale with his husband, Leon. Their family includes five sons and seven granddaughters. He references further connections to his writings, continues his stories, and highlights his perspectives at www.kevinoconnorauthor.com.

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