Clarissa Pinkola Estes
CLARISSA PINKOLA ESTÉS, Ph.D., is an internationally acclaimed poet, Diplomat Jungian psychoanalyst, post-trauma specialist, social activist and a cantadora, (keeper of the old stories in the Latina tradition). She is Deputy Managing editor and columnist writing on politics, spirituality and culture at the newsblog TheModerateVoice.com and a columnist at The National Catholic Reporter online. Her published books include The Gift of Story; The Faithful Gardener; and Women Who Run With the Wolves, which stayed on the New York Times bestseller list 145 weeks. She created a fifteen-volume collection of original, best-selling audio works and a twelve-part live performance series entitled, Theatre of the Imagination, broadcast on both Pacifica and NPR. Beginning April 6, 2010, on Tuesday evenings at www.soundstrue.com she will teach a long awaited unveiling of the first in a six-part series Web Event entitled The Dangerous Old Woman, Myths and Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype.