Sandra Martin is a contributing writer for The Globe and Mail. She is the author of the award-winning book, A Good Death: Making the Most of Our Final Choices.
A long-time obituary writer for The Globe, she has written the obituaries of hundreds of significant Canadians, including Pierre Berton, Jackie Burroughs, Ed Mirvish, June Callwood, Arthur Erickson, and Ken Thomson. Her book, Working the Dead Beat: 50 lives that changed Canada, was published in October, 2012. Previously, she was an arts and culture writer for The Globe, specializing in books.