Links

The Internet has many sources of information, healing, inspiration, and connection. Discernment is required. This is an eclectic list of some favorites.

WRITING / POETRY

www.dodgepoetry.org The Geraldine R Dodge Poetry Festival, held every other year in NJ, since 1986

www.iwwg.org International Women’s Writing Guild, a community of women writers

www.storycircle.org Story Circle Network: For Women with Stories to Tell

www.poetryfoundation.org The Poetry Foundation

www.poetrytherapy.org National Association for Poetry Therapy

www.neilgaiman.com Neil Gaiman, author of The Ocean at the End of the Lane, American Gods, and Coraline and other books for children and adults

www.newyorker.com The New Yorker magazine: “intelligence, wit, style and humor”

www.louisepenny.com Louise Penny, author of the Chief Inspector Gamache books

www.mpmbooks.com Elizabeth Peters (Barbara Mertz), author of the Amelia Peabody books and others

www.saraparetsky.com Sara Paretsky, author of the VI Warshawski series

www.suegrafton.com Sue Grafton, author of the Kinsey Millhone series

www.laurierking.com Laurie R. King, author of the Mary Russell series and the Kate Martinelli books

ARTS

www.womanmade.org Woman Made Gallery in Chicago, Illinois. Supports women in the arts. Raises public awareness and recognition of women’s cultural contributions.

www.touchdrawing.com Center for Touch Drawing. Resources for creative awakening from Deborah Koff-Chapin

www.realwomenproject.org A series of sculptures (and poems) celebrating the diverse beauty of women

MUSIC / DANCE

www.ericwhitacre.com Eric Whitacre, composer, conductor, and public speaker, creator of Virtual Choir

www.midnightspecial.org Chicago based radio show hosted by Rich Warren: “Folk music with a sense of humor” and also Folkstage live concerts (with links to many wonderful musicians)

www.kristadetor.com Krista Detor

www.dianajonesmusic.com Diana Jones

www.joecrookston.com Joe Crookston

www.antjeduvekot.com Antje Duvekot

www.petermulvey.com Peter Mulvey

www.zoemulford.com Zoe Mulford

www.zoekeating.com Cellist, composer and performer, Zoe Keating

www.hubbardstreetdance.com Hubbard Street Dance Chicago inspired my poem, “To Dance is to Be”

HEALING / SPIRITUALITY

www.energytouchschool.com Energy Touch School of Advanced Healing in Michigan, Tricia Eldridge, founder and director

www.nancyslist.org Founded by Nancy Novack, Ph.D. Resources for all ages of people affected by cancer, so that “No one will ever go through cancer alone.” I am included in Integrative Therapies, Practitioners and Healing Centers (Illinois) with many others

www.healingjourneys.com Cancer as a Turning Point: From Surviving to Thriving TM   Support for those whose lives are affected by cancer.

www.healthjourneys.com Belleruth Naparstek, author of Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal and creator of guided imagery series. Extensive research on efficacy of guided imagery

www.louisehay.com Louise Hay, publisher, author of Heal Your Body

www.reiki.org International Center for Reiki Training. My article, “Reiki and Breast Cancer,” is online; originally published in The Reiki News as “Reiki Integration,” (Fall,1998)

LEARNING / PERFORMANCE

www.ted.com TED: ideas worth spreading. Riveting talks by remarkable people

www.heartmath.com HeartMath® LLC  “Technology and training to improve health, performance, and well-being”

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Peonies by Margaret Dubay Mikus, Copyright 2006

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