Author Ayn Cates Sullivan, Ph.D.

About the Author

Ayn Cates Sullivan, MA, MFA, Ph.D. is an award winning and best selling author. Her mythological and visionary fiction books offer inspiration and wisdom to many people in the North America, Britain, Ireland, and the rest of the English-speaking world.

Her latest book, A Story of Becoming, has won 18 prestigious literary awards, including gold medals with Reader’s Favorite, Nautilus, and Literary Classics. The book was named a division winner at the Paris, London and Great Southeast Book Festivals. It continues to be a best selling book on Amazon. Her series, “Legends of the Grail” successfully launched on October 1, 2017, selling out on the first day to an enthusiastic audience. The first volume, Stories of Celtic Goddesses, is a collection of ancient Irish myths, and the missing or untold stories of women told in first person. The second volume, The Heroines of Avalon, is a collection of Celtic and Arthurian myths and legends focusing on the heroine’s healing journey.

Dr Sullivan obtained her BA with honors at Hollins University, her Masters and Doctorate in Literature from Columbia University and King’s College London. She currently lives with her husband, children and variety of horses and pets on a ranch in Santa Ynez, California. Her educational experiences coupled by life lead her into the study and practice of what makes one whole.

Ayn’s many inspirational books include Tracking The Deer, Consider This: Recovering Harmony & Balance NaturallyThe Windhorse: Poems Of Illumination, Three Days in the Light, and an award winning children’s series including: Sparkle & The GiftSparkle & The LightElla’s Magic and A Story Of Becoming. Her books on Celtic mythology include: Legends of the Grail: Stories of Celtic Goddesses and Heroines of Avalon.

Ayn practices Self-inquiry as a way to fully know and realize oneself with her husband of many years, John Patrick Sullivan. www.noendzone.com. The two can sometimes be found riding horses in the Santa Ynez Valley or exploring sacred sites in Ireland & Britain.

Ayn and John Patrick