Margot Adler


By Morningbird

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.

Other works
Heretic’s Heart: A Journey Through Spirit and Revolution
Out for Blood
Vampires Are Us: Understanding Our Love Affair with the Immortal Dark Side
Our Way to the Star with John Gliedman

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

And more

Learn More Online
Margot Adler’s Website
Margot Adler’s Obituary on NPR
Margot Adler’s Huffington Post Obituary
Margot Adler’s Amazon Page

Written by Morningbird & Witchipedia Team

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