Oriah Mountain Dreamer is an author, poet, and inspirational story-teller. Millions know her from her popular prose-poem, The Invitation, which is considered by many to be the definitive litmus test for relationships. Her first book, based on the poem and also entitled The Invitation, sold over 300,000 copies and has been translated into more than fifteen languages. Since then, she has written several other bestsellers, including The Dance and The Call. Oriah’s writing is deeply personal and explores how we can follow the thread of our heart’s longing to a life where we can choose joy without denying the challenges of being human. Oriah maintains a weekly blog at The Green Bough as well as a self-titled website, Oriah. She has two grown sons and lives in Canada.
“Since I was a child I have written to understand myself and the world, to find the stories that show me the meaning I can make of my life.” —Oriah Mountain Dreamer