Katherine Mayfield is the award-winning author of The Box of Daughter, a memoir describing her journey of recovery from family bullying and emotional abuse; Stand Your Ground: How to Cope with a Dysfunctional Family and Recover from Trauma; a book of poetry, a book of essays, and a number of Kindle books on dysfunctional families. She has appeared as keynote speaker for regional conferences, and has presented at schools and libraries across the Northeast on recovery from bullying and emotional abuse. Ms. Mayfield appeared on NBC-TV's 207 to discuss the bullying epidemic in relation to her book, Bullied, and has been a guest on radio shows across the country, discussing recovery from bullying and prevention of teen suicide. She has written for national magazines, local newspapers, and numerous websites, and has received funding from the Maine Arts Commission for her work. Ms. Mayfield's memoir, The Box of Daughter, won awards in the New England Book Festival and Reader's Favorite Awards, and was nominated as a finalist in the Maine Literary Awards. Along with her books, publication credits include Dance Teacher Now magazine, Dance Spirit magazine, The Significato Journal online, Sasee magazine, The Women's Times, the Greenfield Recorder, Salon.com, TinyBuddha.com, MeaningfulWomen.com, and WomensMemoirs.com. A former actress, she appeared Off-Broadway and on the daytime drama Guiding Light. She blogs on dysfunctional families on her website, www.TheBoxofDaughter.com.