Llewellyn Publications has grown and expanded into new areas of personal growth and transformation since it began as the Portland School of Astrology in 1901. Along with the strong line of astrology books the company was founded upon, Llewellyn publishes books on everything from alternative health and healing, Wicca and Paganism, to metaphysics and the paranormal-and since 1994 has published a growing list of Spanish-language titles.
Llewellyn has long been know as one of America's leading publishers of New Age books, producing a wide variety of valuable tools for transformation of the mind, body and spirit. Reach for the Moon-and discover that self-help and spiritual growth is what Llewellyn is all about.
Deborah Blake is the author of Circle, Coven and Grove: A Year of Magickal Practice (Llewellyn 2007), Everyday Witch A to Z: An Amusing, Inspiring & Informative Guide to the Wonderful World of Witchcraft (Llewellyn 2008), The Goddess is in the Details: Wisdom for the Everyday Witch (Llewellyn 2009), Everyday Witch A to Z Spellbook (2010) and Witchcraft on a Shoestring (2010). She has published numerous articles in Pagan publications, including Llewellyn annuals and has an ongoing column in Witches & Pagans Magazine.
Her award-winning short story, "Dead and (Mostly) Gone" is included in the Pagan Anthology of Short Fiction: 13 Prize Winning Tales (Llewellyn, 2008). Deborah had been interviewed on television, radio and podcast, and can be found online at Facebook, Twitter and www.myspace.com/deborahblakehps.
When not writing, Deborah runs The Artisans' Guild, a cooperative shop she founded with a friend in 1999, and also works as a jewelry maker. She lives in a 100 year old farmhouse in rural upstate New York with five cats who supervise all her activities, both magickal and mundane.
Melanie Marquis is a lifelong practitioner of magick, founder of the United Witches global coven, and organizer of Denver Pagans. She is a writer who has written for the American Tarot Association, Llewellyn's almanacs and datebooks, and national and international Pagan publications including Circle and Pentacle Magazine. She resides in Colorado.
Visit her online at http://www.melaniemarquis.com.
Lupa (Portland, OR) is a neoshaman, artist and sustainability geek. She has been working with animal magic in various forms since the 1990s and has developed a self-created and spirit-directed neoshamanic path. She possesses a Master’s degree in counseling psychology with an emphasis on ecopsychology. Visit her online at TheGreenWolf.com.
Mickie Mueller is an award-winning and critically acclaimed artist of fantasy, fairy, and myth. She is an ordained Pagan minister and has studied Natural Magic, Fairy Magic and Celtic tradition. She is also a Reiki healing master/teacher in the Usui Shiki Royoho Tradition. Mickie enjoys creating magical art full of fairies, goddesses, and beings of folklore. She works primarily in a mix of colored pencil and watercolor infused with magical herbs corresponding to her subject matter.
Mickie is the illustrator of The Well Worn Path and The Hidden Path decks, the writer/illustrator of The Voice of the Trees and A Celtic Divination Oracle, and the illustrator of The Mystical Cats Tarot. Since 2007, Mickie has been a regular article and illustration contributor to several of the Llewellyn periodicals. She resides in Missouri.
To learn more about Mickie, check out her online gallery and blog.
Gede Parma (Fio) is a Witch and Priest. He is an initiate of the WildWood and Anderean traditions of contemporary and traditional Witchcraft and has spent most of his life in Australia. Gede is also an Anderson Faery Witch and a Reclaiming teacher and loves to sing, play and dare with the Spirits. He is an ecofeminist, a devotee of Kali Maa and dedicated to Persephone, an activist, vegan and queer non-gender attached wonder-being; call him a her, a ze, a pudding. His books include Ecstatic Witchcraft, By Land, Sky & Sea and Spirited. Gede lives in Bali, teaches internationally and is enthused by radical revelation of the Divine upon the Living Earth. His website is www.gedeparma.com
Susan Pesznecker (Oregon) teaches writing at Portland State University and Clackamas Community College. She also teaches online courses in magick through the Grey School of Wizardry.
Linda Raedisch (New Providence, NJ) writes and lectures on a wide variety of arcane topics. She is a longtime library employee and professional crafts instructor who teaches classes on candle making, broom making, and other oldtime homemaking arts.
Jhenah Telyndru (New York), who has been called "the mother of the Avalonian revival" by PanGaia's Elizabeth Barrette, developed the Avalonian Tradition and has been teaching it for more than two decades. She is the founder and Morgen of the Sisterhood of Avalon, an international Celtic women's mysteries organization, and serves as Director of the Avalonian Thealogical Seminary. A candidate for a Master's Degree in Celtic Studies at the University of Wales at Lampeter, Telyndru teaches Avalonian intensive workshops around North America and facilitates pilgrimages to sacred sites in the British Isles. Visit her online at www.ynysafallon.com.
Ann Moura has been a practitioner of Green Witchcraft for over forty years. She holds both a B.A. and an M.A. in History. Maura lives in Florida where she runs her own metaphysical store, presents public rituals, and teaches classes on the Craft. Visit her online at www.annmourasgarden.com or at www.lunasolesoterica.com.
Donald Tyson (Nova Scotia, Canada) is an occult scholar and the author of the popular, critically acclaimed Necronomicon series. He has written more than a dozen books on Western esoteric traditions. Visit him online at DonaldTyson.com.
Tess Whitehurst is an intuitive counselor, energy worker, feng shui consultant, and speaker, and the author of Magical Housekeeping. She has appeared on the Bravo TV show Flipping Out and her writing has been featured in Writers Digest, Whole Life Times Magazine, and online at Lemondrop.com. She lives in Columbia, Missouri. Visit Tess online at www.tesswhitehurst.com.Gail Wood
has been a Witch and Wiccan priestess for more than twenty years, practicing a shamanic path celebrating the Dark Moon. She is clergy, teacher, ritual leader, tarot reader and Reiki Master. She teaches workshops and classes on alternative spiritualities, Wicca, tarot, ritual, shamanic journeywork, and Reiki. She is the author of Rituals of the Dark Moon: 13 Lunar Rites for a Magical Path
(Llewellyn, 2001); The Wild God: Meditations and Rituals on the Sacred Masculine
(Spilled Candy, 2006); and articles in a variety of pagan publications. She is eagerly anticipating the publication of The Ecstatic Witch
on shamanic Wicca from Weiser.
She is High Priestess of the Coven of the Heron of the RavenMyst Circle.