Irina Kuzminsky is a poet, dancer, and singer who passionately believes in the arts as a bridge into spiritual consciousness. Born in Australia into a White Russian émigré family, she won a scholarship to Oxford, where she wrote her doctorate on the ‘Language of Women’ and was elected Junior Research Fellow in Humanities at Wolfson College. She is the author of Dancing with Dark Goddesses (Awen, 2009), light muses (with artist Jan Delaney, Naditu Press, 2011), Into the Silence (Chrysalis, 2016), and poems and articles in Esoteric Quarterly, Acumen, Caduceus, Poetrix, Poetry Chaikhana, and elsewhere. As Irinushka she has released three CDs of her poetry set to music: Would That I Could (2010), Roads Travelled (2014), and Orpheus Sings (2016). Her one-woman show Dancing with Dark Goddesses has been seen in New York, Melbourne, Germany, and the UK. Her art iscentred in spiritual feminism; poetry, dance, and music being central to her life’s journey into the divine feminine.
Four poems included in Soul of the Earth: the Awen anthology of eco-spiritual poetry
light muses (with Jan Delaney) (Naditu Press)
Into the Silence (Chrysalis)