Margot Adler was born on April 16, 1946 in Little Rock, Arkansas and died of cancer on June 28, 2014. She was a popular radio journalist who worked with National Public Radio since 1979, beginning as a freelance reporter and eventually becoming their New York correspondent. She contributed often to the shows Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She was also a Wiccan priestess, an author and a lecturer, an elder in the Covenant of the Goddess and a member of the Unitarian Universalist faith community.
Adler wrote her first book, Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America Today in 1979 and produced a revised edition in 2006.
And contributed to
Cakes and Ale for the Pagan Soul: Spells, Recipes, and Reflections from Neopagan Elders and Teachers
Sisterhood Is Forever: the Women’s Anthology for a New Millennium
People of the Earth: The New Pagans Speak Out