"This brave, loving weaving
is singing our lives back,
and women are ready . . . "
— "Amulet for Brave Women"
"In the center of the new flowers,
a darker wing of fire
points you like a flower. "
— "Summer Solstice Chant"
Annie Finch offers spellbinding readings, inspirational lectures and keynotes, magical performances and rituals, and transformative workshops on poetry, magic, and feminist spirituality. She is the founder of Matrics, a revolutionary system of self-transformation through rhythmical journaling, and offers retreats, workshops, and online programs to share its potent secrets.
Annie's works include Spells: New and Selected Poems and five other books of poetry; books and essays on poetry, meter, feminism, and witchcraft; verse plays; a poetry textbook; and nine edited anthologies including a landmark collection of literature on abortion. She is an award-winning poet whose writings embody and explore the links connecting poetry, magic, and matricultures (women-centered societies).
Dr. Finch earned her Ph.D from Stanford University and has performed and lectured widely at universities including Berkeley, Harvard, and Oxford and women's conferences and spiritual venues including Emerging Women and Deepak Chopra's homespace. Her poetry has appeared onstage at Carnegie Hall and in Poetry, The Paris Review, The New York Times, and The Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century American Poetry.
“A journey like no other.”
"Annie's Performance Was a Journey Like no Other."
“Annie Finch’s Poetry is a Pure Tone that Calls Us Home.”
"Annie Finch's Poetry is a Pure Tone that Calls Us Home."
“This Woman is Worth Her Weight in Gold.”
"This Woman is Worth Her Weight in Gold."
“Your Readings Are Magical!”
"Your Readings Are Magical!"