More About the Author
Erin Sullivan (1947 - ) was born in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and began her education immediately: "People, and why they do what they do". She was a voice in the consciousness movement in the 1960's both personally and collectively.
And, continues to this day to work to infuse a sense of larger perspective and consciousness into her writing, studies, lectures, workshops and her books.
From Vancouver School of Art in 1964 (now Emily Carr) she moved to "motion art" - creating the now iconic light shows for major rock bands starting in 1965 . . . in Vancouver, as the "TransEuphoric Express" and then in San Francisco. Her group of friends and tribal associates (to this day) The Hog Farm, starting out in LA, also had a light show group which she was integrally involved in "The Single Wing Turqoise Bird".
From there, that group did the lights for the Shrine auditorium, for Who, Cream, Velvet Underground, Airplane, Dead, and everyone. She married, has two daughters, and three grand children . . . Erin studied Classics at University of Victoria, solar system and deep sky astronomy, has a background in archetypal psychology from her work in London England in the 1990's.
Because of her background in Classics, Renaissance enlightenment, all technical and other aspects of astrology, and her ability to work with people, and write as well, she was headhunted for the position of the Series Editor for Penguin, Arkana, Contemporary Astrology Series in London UK . Which she did from its inception through its ending: from 1988 through 1999.
She commissioned and organized the best minds in the astrological field in London, publishing over 20 books, and editing 10 ad hoc.
She published her own first three books, "Saturn in Transit 1991"; "Retrograde Planets": 1992 and The Astrology of Family Dynamics": 1995. All with Arkana. and now with Samuel Weiser Books (RedWheelWeiser).
Her two books with the Centre for Psychological Astrology were published in that period too, 1995-7: Jupiter and Venus: "Bridging the ideal and the Real". As well as "Astro*Carto*Graphy and Relocation charts".
Her most recent book, "The Astrology of Midlife and Aging" was commissioned by Tarcher Books (Penguin NY) editor Mitch Horowitz, and was published in 2005.
From London she lectured world wide, earning an international reputation and is known as "The Astrologers' Astrologer" . . . her practice in astrology has been her work and focus since the early '60's and she began her depth practice in 1972.
She has won Awards from the Fraternity for Canadian Astrologers (4 awards), has lectured for the London Lodge, The Faculty of Astrological Studies, London, was a main tutor for the Centre for Psychological Studies throughout her decade in London.
Erin has lived in many cultures around the world, has an international astrology consulting practice and her work with people is highly regarded.
She resides both in Victoria, BC, Canada and Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. She has two daughters, and three grand children . . . the source of all joy!