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American author, activist and Neopaganwd:Q272205
movement: ecofeminism, modern paganism
country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: University of California, Los Angeles
occupation: writer, feminist, journalist, environmentalist
award received: Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards, Lambda Literary Award
Starhawk (born Miriam Simos on June 17, 1951) is an American writer, teacher and activist. She is known as a theorist of feminist Neopaganism and ecofeminism. She is a columnist for Beliefnet.com and for On Faith, the Newsweek/Washington Post online forum on religion. Her book The Spiral Dance (1979) was one of the main inspirations behind the Goddess movement.
In 2013, she was listed in Watkins' Mind Body Spirit magazine as one of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People.
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