|born on||6 May 1941 at 19:30 (= 7:30 PM )|
|Place||Melvindale, Michigan, 42n17, 83w11|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||16°04' 17°37 Asc. 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.
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