Hannah, Delivered tells the story of how inexplicable passion, buried strength, and professional skill deliver one woman from fear into a rich and risk-filled life.
“Nothing is more important than how we are born. And this engrossing novel takes you right into the heart and soul of this primal experience.”
–Christiane Northrup, M.D., ob/gyn physician and author of the New York Times bestseller Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom
In many Native American traditions, those who embody both genders or are attracted to both genders—Two-Spirit people—are respected as spiritual leaders. Who better to provide insight into our humanity or our sacred worth than those who are both male and female? As a die-hard Christian, I sometimes cherish Jesus as a great Two Spirit, both gentle and fierce, tender to John and sweet on Mary, one foot in this gritty world and the other in the numinous next. Plus he wore skirts!
When I came out bisexual twenty-two years ago, I came way out, writing a book about my identity and traveling the speaker circuit. read more…
December 2, 7-9 p.m. Book Binders’ Salon Reading, 2615 Park Ave, Minneapolis. Please join us for an evening celebration of the written word. Salon members will read aloud from works-in-progress and published work; we’ll enjoy wine, cheese, and the opportunity to purchase books; and we’ll give family, friends, and the public a window into our vibrant writing community. Readers include Abby Bloom, Elizabeth Fletcher, Lenore Franzen, Tracy Harris, Elizabeth Haugen, Katharine Malaga, Alison Morse, Nancy Nordenson, Liz Olds, Douglas Owens-Pike, Jim Robinson, and Lisa Bolt Simons. Free & open to the public.
January 6, 2015: A new 6-month session of the Book Binders’ Salon begins. Contact Elizabeth if interested.
January 11-15, 2015: Spiritual Memoir: Where a Life Meets Mystery at the 2015 Key West Literary Seminar workshops.
January 27-March 24: Four Sacred Arts: Cultivating wisdom through song, movement, story and silence at Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality.
Late February: Manuscript Review Seminar, Minneapolis, MN.
June 15-19, 2015: Alone Together: Write That Book retreat at the Madeline Island School of the Arts.