Brant, Beth

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Brant, Beth Gender: F
born on 6 May 1941 at 19:30 (= 7:30 PM )
Place Melvindale, Michigan, 42n17, 83w11
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 16°04' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 17°37 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 15°36'


American writer; the daughter of a Scots-Irish American mother and a Mohawk father. She is known as a theorist ("writing as witness") who has had a profound effect on literary activism in the Americas, as the producer of a substantial body of work in short fiction, nonfiction and poetry, and as editor of groundbreaking anthologies.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes rising sign from her in "Fireweed," Issues 22-27 (1986), p. 124: "Beth Brant: I'm 43, a Taurus with Scorpio rising, a lesbian mother, a writer." Date, year and place from Contemporary Authors: "Born May 6, 1941, in Melvindale, MI; daughter of Joseph and Hazel (Smith) Brant."

A speculative time of 7:30 pm gives mid Scorpio (15 degrees) rising.


  • Passions : Sexuality : Lesbian
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Linguist (Literary theorist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor