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Ann Kreilkamp
Ann Kreilkamp, Ph.D. 66, is founder and editor of Crone Chronicles: A Journal of Conscious Aging (1989-2001) and a long-term SageWoman columnist. See her book, This Vast Being: A Voyage through Grief and Exaltation, at Ann works to transform her neighborhood into a sustainable village and her household into an urban farmstead.
Anne Niven
Anne Newkirk Niven, is also Editor-in-Chief of SageWoman, PanGaia, and newWitch. She lives with her family in Forest Grove, Oregon.

Joan Bird
Joan Bird, at fifty-nine, lives near Helena, Montana with her partner Max. Joan works as a change agent, community weaver, and writer.
Bayla Bower
Bayla Bower, activist in the crone community since 1993, Bayla is a ritualist, writer and craftswoman who lives in Berkeley, California. Her email is
Rita Bresnahan
Rita Bresnahan writes from Seattle, Washington. A contributor to Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul, she is also the author of Walking One Another Home.
Connie Dawson
Connie Dawson, seventythree, lives near Langley, Washington. She has co-authored two books for parents, Growing Up Again and How Much Is Enough.
Peg Downey
Peg Downey, CFP (Certified Financial Planner), sixty-five, is a partner in the fee-only financial planning firm Money Plans in Silver Spring, Maryland. She emphasizes the emotional and psychological role of money in people’s lives.
Angele Ferre
Angele Ferre, seventy eight, lives in a tiny cabin with her longterm partner high in the Jemez mountains of New Mexico where no street lights or traffic interfere with the night sky and its talking stars who tell stories of what has gone before and what we must learn to become truly human.
Barbara Clow
Barbara Hand Clow, is the author of The Mind Chronicles Trilogy (2007) and The Mayan Code (2007). Her analysis of Mayan cycles, seasons, and New Moons are posted on
Pat Hanson
Pat Hanson, Ph.D., 63, has been a health and sexuality educator for over thirty years. She is currently working on a book Hopelessly Heterosexual? Memoirs of an Aging But Not Fading Sex Educator.
Lindy High
Lindy High, is a former journalist who recently retired after years of state employment in Idaho, where she often introduced herself as the state’s “most experienced bureaucrat.” She now knits, reads mysteries, and does research into the life of Margaret Beaufort, who, sadly, died in 1509.
Christine Page
Christine Page, M.D., has over thirty years of experience in the caring professions as a medical doctor and homeopath. Her website is and you may reach her at
Marion McCain
Marion Van Eyk McCain, is the author of several books, including Elderwoman and The Lilypad List. She welcomes visitors to her websites at and can email her with your questions and comments or write to her care of Crone.

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Maggie Fenton
Maggie Fenton, Crone Review Editor, is fifty-nine and learning how to be a crone in Galena, Ohio. Her career has ranged from running an IT consulting firm to doing spiritual direction and management consulting. Grandsons, four-legged friends, nature, music, literature, and sailing are a few of her passions.
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Vita Laume, Crone Pilgrimage Editor, is seventy and has been a pilgrim all her life. Born in Lithuania, she crosses continents and oceans. She is a crone, an educator, therapist, hospice worker, writer and poet.
Jackie Turner
Jackie Sachen Turner, Crone Encounters Editor. In addition to managing her editing and publishing business, she creates poetry, writes fiction, and likes to draw. With a supportive husband, two wonderful sons and many friends, Jackie finds time to smile a lot.
Azimat Schutz
Lane Shulz, Crone Lives Editor
Jean Stein
Jean Stein, Crone Circles Editor, at sixty-three, is the Coordinator of Volunteers at the Kroc Corps Community Center. Jean has served on advisory boards of both the Older Women’s League & Crones Counsel.
Katherine West

Katherine West, Crone Poetry Editor, Katherine West makes her home in the mountains near Loveland, Colorado. She is a member of the editorial collective of Green Fuse Community Press. Her new collection The Bone Train, was published in 2008.