(Sharon DeBartolo Carmack  is an accomplished and prolific writer. She has written twenty-eight books and hundreds of articles and essays. She holds a Masters of Fine Arts degree, earned with Distinction, in Creative Nonfiction Writing and is pursuing an MA degree in History.

After thirty-five years, Sharon is a former Certified Genealogist® Retired (2024).

Sharon is also part of the English adjunct faculty for Southern New Hampshire University and the genealogy adjunct faculty for Salt Lake Community College.

She received the John McIndoe Prize in 2018 for the highest score earned in the Diploma advanced courses for Spiritualist History and The Olive Haywood Award for Achievement in recognition of achievement over and above what is usually expected of candidates undertaking the Spiritualists’ National Union accreditation or awards. Her award-winning thesis was “Spirit Rapping, Spiritoscope, and Psychometry: The Mediumship of Maria B. Hayden, M.D.,” which she has expanded into a book. The biography, titled In Search of Maria B. Hayden, M.D.: The American Medium Who Brought Spiritualism to the U.K., is available on AmazonAmazon UK, and all Amazon marketplaces.