Recommended Resources for Rewilding

To start exploring your own re-WILDing journey:



Essential reading: (ordered by author’s last name)


The Spell of the Sensuous by David Abram


Embodying the Feminine by Chameli Ardagh


Jailbreaking the Goddess by Lasara Firefox Allen


If Women Rose Rooted: A Journey to Authenticity and Belonging by Sharon Blackie


The Enchanted Life by Sharon Blackie


All works written by Brené Brown


The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron


The Holy Wild by Danielle Dulsky


Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers by Barbara Ehrenreich


In the Body of the World by Eve Ensler


Women Who Run With the Wolves by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés


Seeing In the Dark by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés


How to Love a Woman by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés


The Creative Fire by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés


How to be an Elder by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés


At the Root of this Longing: Reconciling a Spiritual Hunger and a Feminist Thirst by Carol Lee Flinders


Hunger by Roxane Gay


Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert


Sisters of the Yam by bell hooks


Mothering from Your Center by Tami Lynn Kent


Wild Feminine by Tami Lynn Kent


Wild Creative by Tami Lynn Kent


Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer


Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh


Witch: Unleashed. Untamed. Unapologetic by Lisa Lister


Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde


Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane


Re-wilding, The Hero/ine’s Journey by Allison Mitch:


(Re)wilding Our Men by Allison Mitch:


When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost: My Life as a Hip Hop Feminist by Joan Morgan


Burnout by Emily Nagoski


Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski


All works by John O’Donohue


Odes by Sharon Olds


All poetry by Mary Oliver


Burning Woman by Lucy H. Pearce


Medicine Woman by Lucy H. Pearce


Moon Time by Lucy H. Pearce


Soulcraft by Bill Plotkin


When the Drummers Were Women: A Spiritual History of Rhythm by Layne Redmond


Succulent Wild Woman by S.A.R.K.


The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image by Leonard Shlain


Wild by Cheryl Strayed


Woman in the Shaman’s Body: Reclaiming the Feminine in Religion and Medicine by Barbara Tedlock


The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle


Belonging by Toko-pa Turner


Novels and Poetry by Alice Walker




Essential listening:


Grace Denton, Rewilding: Unraveling you conditioning & reconnecting with the Wild Woman inside.  Podcast series available through iTunes.


Allison Mitch, Nature Therapy:  (also see What is Nature Therapy?: )


John O’Donohue, The Inner Landscape of Beauty:


Sharon Olds, Odes to the *****:


Mary Oliver, Listening to the World:


Tracy K. Smith, love is a language few practice but all or near all speak


Krista Tippet, On Being podcast and Becoming Wise podcast through On Being studios, available through iTunes.


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