Marion Woodman, born August 15, 1928, is a Canadian mythopoetic author and women's movement figure. She is an Jungian analyst, Ph.D., trained at the Jung Institute in Zürich, Switzerland. She is one of the most widely read authors on feminine psychology, focusing on psyche and soma. She is also an international lecturer and poet. Her collection of audio and visual lectures, correspondence, and manuscripts are housed at OPUS Archives and Research Center, in Santa Barbara, California. Among her collaborations with other authors she has written with Thomas Moore, Jill Mellick and Robert Bly.Her brothers are; the late Canadian actor Bruce Boa, and Jungian analyst Fraser Boa.
Her husband is Dr. Ross Woodman, currently an English professor at the University of Western Ontario.On November 7, 1993, she was diagnosed with uterine cancer. The following two years of cancer treatment she recorded in a journal, which later was published as Bone: Dying into Life.