Oil & Water

Oil & Water will be released Fall 2024. While the research on Oil & Water is completed, and part of the text was accepted for Destiny Kinal’s MFA at Bennington in early 1998, this third novel in the Textile Trilogy is … Read More


I started writing professionally as a journalist for the Aspen paper. Those of you who have seen The Post about the daily life on a newspaper before Watergate, in Katherine Graham’s era in the 1960s, will appreciate the very hands-on … Read More

Carantouan Greenway Project

Connectivity on trails and wildlife corridors for the Upper Susquehanna/Finger Lakes Bioregion Presented by Destiny Kinal, Reinhabitory Institute This presentation was prepared and circulated in the last quarter of 2017 not only for the managers of trails systems, but also … Read More

Sex, Time and Prophecy

Sex, Time and Prophecy: why women evolved to envision and how that learned ability can lead us toward a livable future. Prophecy is the ability to learn from time. Social scientists and anthropologists Leonard Shlain, Helen Fisher and Marija Gimbutas … Read More

Linen Shroud Book Release Parties

A number of celebrations heralded the release of Linen Shroud. September 22, 2017 Book Party in East Bay, Salute E Vita, Marina Bay, Richmond, CA autumn equinox. Watching the sun set on autumn equinox over Mt. Tamalpais. Bubbly and heavy … Read More

Finding Diamonds in the Dustbin of the 19th Century

In Linen Shroud Destiny Kinal beautifully illuminates how our ancestors approached conundrums similar to the ones we are facing in our time now, with vibrantly alive characters expressing both Native and European values. How does flax—a tough and finicky plant … Read More

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