(Meet Mago Contributor) Annie Finch


Annie Finch is an American poet, author, and performer.  She has published more than twenty books, including the epic abortion poem Among the Goddesses (Red Hen Press) and Spells: New and Selected Poems (Wesleyan University Press). Educated at Yale University, University of Houston, and Stanford University, Annie also writes regularly for The Huffington Post on Goddesses, witchcraft, and women’s spirituality. She is currently completing a new book of poems as well as a prose book, The Witch in You: Five Directions to Your Inner Goddess. For more information and to sign up to receive Annie’s Spells, please visit poetrywitch.com.

(Special Post 5) Why Goddess Feminism, Activism, or Spirituality? A Collective Writing

[Editor’s Note: This was first proposed in The Mago Circle, Facebook Group, on March 6, 2014. We have our voices together below and publish them in sequels. It is an ongoing project and we encourage our reader to join us! Submit yours today to Helen Hwang (magoism@gmail.com). Or visit and contact someone in Return to Mago’s Partner Organizations.]  

Annie Finch For me, Goddess is completely different from God–Goddess means acceptance of the sacred WITHIN the physical instead of transcending the physical; acceptance of death and life as equally sacred; and the holiness of changing cycles….

Annie Finch, Maine


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