MY NAME IS AURORA LEVINS MORALES. WELCOME TO MY ONLINE HOME.
I'm a writer, an artist, a historian, a teacher and mentor. I'm a also an activist, a healer, a revolutionary. I tell stories with medicinal powers. Herbalists who collect wild plants to make medicine call it wildcrafting. I wildcraft the details of the world, of history, of people's lives, and concentrate them through art in order to shift consciousness, to change how we think about ourselves, each other and the world. The stories we tell about our lives shape what we're able to imagine, and what we can imagine determines what we can do. My job is to change the stories we tell and help us imagine a world where greed has no power, the earth is cherished and all people get to live safe and satisfying lives. Because once we truly imagine it, the pull to create it becomes irresistible. Read more...
RECENT BLOG POSTS
November 25, 2015
Printable Hanukkah window sign welcoming refugees.
November 15, 2015 Cannibals"
It has been suggested that my country, Boriken, renamed, in honor of pillage, Puerto Rico, or Rich Port, should raise its moribund economy from the dead by harvesting the organs of our young and selling them to rich foreign tourists in need of transplants."
November 5, 2015 Paying for Peaches
"Imagine you clean houses for a living. A client calls and says she’s throwing a party and would love to have you come get the house ready. She can only afford to pay your bus fare, but she knows the guests will really appreciate your efforts. As a writer, these are the kinds of offers I get all the time."
MAJOR FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
The next two months is a critical fundraising period for me and my work. I must raise enough money to finish building my chemically accessible tiny house on wheels and buy a pickup truck to pull it with, so I can move in and leave my family home by the end of January. This will allow me to transition to the next stage of my life, traveling and writing, speaking and teaching,in a secure, healthy home and studio.