Alla Renée Bozarth

Sandy, Oregon

Dr. Alla Reneé Bozarth, poet and prose writer, therapist and Episcopal priest, was among the first eleven women ordained as Episcopal priests in 1974 in Philadelphia. Dr. Bozarth is author of numerous books, including Life is Goodbye/Life is Hello: Grieving Well through All Kinds of Loss; A Journey through Grief; The Book of Bliss, Accidental Wisdom, This is My Body, Moving to the Edge of the World; This Mortal Marriage~ Poems of Love, Lament and Praise; Soulfire~Love Poems in Black and Gold; Womanpriest: A Personal Odyssey; and Stars in Your Bones~ 72 poems with paintings by Julia Barkley and commentary by Terri Hawthorne. Of Russian, Celtic and Osage Indian descent, Alla lives at the foot of Mt. Hood and has written award winning poetry for over 40 years. Her poems are widely used all over the world, often in collaboration with visual artists, singers and dancers. See "Welcoming Light in the Wilderness" and all her blog links here:

Books by Alla Renée Bozarth