Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy
SARK is the author and artist of 11 books, including the bestseller, Succulent Wild Woman. There are over two million SARK books in print. Her 12th book will be released in the winter of 2004. She is an acclaimed speaker and teacher, and was featured in the PBS series, "Women of Wisdom and Power," as well as a documentary film titled "The World According to SARK." She is a periodic guest on National Public Radio, and her own "Inspiration Line" has been inspiring people for ten years. Her company, Camp SARK, has produced more than 200 products to inspire creative living, such as cards, posters and calendars. Camp SARK has also distributed "Creative Tool Kits" to teachers across the country. The Camp SARK message board "Lounge and Chat" is representative of the many succulent wild women groups and kindred spirits around the world. SARK was born in Minneapolis and her first (and favorite) job was as Wake-Up Fairy in kindergarten. She studied at the Minneapolis Art Institute, University of Tampa, and the University of Minnesota before graduating from the School of Communication Arts in radio/TV production. She is a recovering procrastinator/perfectionist who practices what she teaches, and lives in a Magic Cottage in San Francisco, California with her "Fur Husband" cat, Jupiter.