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Ann Kreilkamp
Anne Newkirk Niven, is in her early fifties, and embraces her budding identity as a crone. She is the editor of Crone, SageWoman, and Witches&Pagans magazines. A scooter enthusiast and native Northwesterner who has recently returned from a quarter-century in bucolic coastal northern California, she lives with her husband and three young adult sons 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.
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.
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.
Marion McCain
Lee Pelham Cotton, lives in an old farmhouse in Tidewater Virginia with an English husband, four English mastiffs, assorted kitties, a Saint Bernard, an Irish wolfhound and, most recently, a pug named Figaro. When Lee was little, she carried white mice in her (well-ventilated) purse to Richmond to see Santa Claus and brought frogs home (along with a generous quantity of pond-water) from day-camp so they could watch Star Trek episodes and share the stories next day with their friends back in the pond. You may contact her at

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Maggie Fenton
Maggie Fenton, Crone Action, 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.
Jackie Turner
Jackie Sachen Turner, Crone Encounters. 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.
Jean Stein
Jean Stein, Crone Circles, 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.

Founder & Editor Emeritus
Ann Kreilkamp
Ann Kreilkamp, Ph.D. describes herself this way: "In my 68th year on Terra and astonished, when I fly out for an overview, on how the evolutionary process is proceeding, both personally and collectively. Feel hugely blessed and grateful. (And all, despite the appearances!) I've lived, and thrived, at culture's edge, for more than four decades. See her blog at