Meet Amy Martin

The many facets of Amy Martin, the Moonlady

Amy Martin, a life-long Texan, has forged a varied career in journalism, laced with activism and leadership, and infused with a deep spirituality and concern for the Earth. A journalist and writer for over 30 years, she is currently North Texas Wild columnist for GreenSource DFW and author of Itchy Business: How to Treat the Poison Ivy and Poison Oak Rash, Prevent Exposure and Eradicate the Plant. She was most frequently the senior comedy critic for TheaterJones, The Aging Hippie columnist for Senior Voice, and Texas Faith panelist at the Dallas Morning News. Prior to that, she was contributing editor for the national magazine Garbage (recycling and features), and has written for Dallas Morning News (recycling), Dallas Observer (music), and D magazine and Dallas Times Herald (performing arts). For a dozen years, Martin also operated a popular alternative news service called Moonlady News, earning her the nickname Moonlady. A leader in Earth-centered and unaffiliated spirituality, Martin was director of Earth Rhythms and creator of the acclaimed Winter SolstiCelebrations for 20 years.

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