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#NastyWomenWriters–A Voice that Echoes in My Body: The Prose and Poetry of Adrienne Rich, by Theresa C. Dintino

A Voice that Echoes in My Body The Prose and Poetry of Adrienne Rich American, 1929-2012 by Theresa C. Dintino   Of all the lines written in the English language, the ones that have inspired, moved and meant the most to me are the ones penned by Adrienne Rich. My worn and tattered copy of The Dream of a Common Language, read, loved and turned to so many times, continues to be my favorite book to take off the shelf and revisit. Occasionally, when I remember (or hear as a whisper in my ear) one of the lines from a poem printed in it, my body fills with excitement and deep memory or what...

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New Class Beginning March 22, 2017

Awakening and Welcoming Your Pure Female Power through the Goddess Lilith An 8-week course with Theresa C. Dintino Author of Welcoming Lilith: Awakening and Welcoming Pure Female Power 8 Wednesdays, 6-8:30 p.m. March 22- May 10 Cost $320 Payment due in full before start of class (cost of class includes a copy of the paperback book) Location: Sebastopol, CA Questions? email Theresa at tdintino at sonic.net To register go to: https://tinyurl.com/hk5g7sq It’s Time to Awaken and Enliven Our Female Power! Lilith is a Goddess and mythological figure who is misunderstood. She is commonly known for...

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Notes From a Diviner in the Postmodern World and Teachings from the Trees now available in ebook format

My two most recent books, Notes from a Diviner in the Postmodern World and Teachings from the Trees are now available for download in ebook format. Notes From a Diviner in the Postmodern World: A Handbook for Spirit Workers What does it mean to bring indigenous wisdom to the postmodern world? How do divination and ritual fit into modern society? How does one integrate ancient spiritual teachings into a western mindset while remaining true to the original meaning? Notes from a Diviner in the Postmodern World: A Handbook for Spirit Workers is a guidebook for both diviners and spirit workers of...

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#NastyWomanWriters: Trotula of Salerno by Theresa C. Dintino

#NastyWomanWriters: Trotula of Salerno, 11th century, Salerno, Italia by Theresa C. Dintino Because there are many women who have numerous diverse illnesses—some of them almost fatal—and because they are also ashamed to reveal and tell their distress to any man… to assist women, I intend to write of how to help their secret maladies so that one woman may aid another in her illness and not divulge her secrets. ~Trotula of Salerno, 11th century Italy. Trotula was one of the most famous physicians of her time. Her work was devoted to alleviating the suffering of women. Trotula taught at the...

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#NastyWomenWriters: Margaret Fuller’s Manifesto, by Maria Dintino

Margaret Fuller’s Manifesto, 1845 Maria Dintino Never heard of Margaret Fuller? You’re not alone. In 1855, five years after her untimely death, famed English novelist George Eliot noted in The Leader that Margaret’s book Woman in the Nineteenth Century had been “unduly thrust into the background.” The first work of American feminism should not have been thrust into the background and it’s beyond time to bring the work and its writer back to light. Sarah Margaret Fuller was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1810. Her father Timothy Fuller, disappointed his first child was a girl, decided to...

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#NastyWomenWriters: Simone de Beauvoir Wrote the Story of My Life, Michelle Barthel Kratts

  My awakening occurred the week of my birthday in 1984. I had just turned thirteen. Thirteen is a magical year for girls of many cultures. It is the year we “come of age.” There are rituals and ceremonies marking the “rite of passage.” Generations back, it is possible that some of our grandmothers may have even been married at this same tender age. For me, during the week of my thirteenth birthday, everything changed after I stepped into a little book shop on Queen Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada—when I discovered the works of Simone de Beauvoir. Learn more about the...

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