A deep exchange with the gifted writer Sophie Strand (also find her on Substack and Instagram!) on her new book, The Flowering Wand, on the ever-evolving state of masculinity. This young woman is brilliant and connected with some profound insights she shares here.
Sophie Strand is a writer based in the Hudson Valley who focuses on the intersection of spirituality, storytelling, and ecology. Her first book of essays The Flowering Wand: Rewilding the Sacred Masculine was published by Inner Traditions arrive in Fall 2022. Her eco-feminist historical fiction reimagining of the gospels The Madonna Secret will also be published by Inner Traditions in Summer 2023.
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