More About the Author
Kim Huggens has been reading and studying the Tarot since the age of 9, add has been a professional Tarot reader since the age of 18. She is the author of "Tarot 101: Mastering the Art of Reading the Cards" (Llewellyn, 2010) and co-creator with Nic Phillips of "Sol Invictus: the God Tarot" (Schiffer, 2007) and the forthcoming "Pistis Sophia: the Goddess Tarot" (pistissophiatarot.com) She is also the author of the forthcoming companion book to "The Tarot Illuminati" by Erik C. Dunne (Lo Scarabeo, 2013). Kim is an editor for Avalonia Books, and has collected three anthologies on occult, mythological, and magickal subjects: "From a Drop of Water" (2009), "Vs." (2011) and "Memento Mori" (2012). She has also written papers for further Avalonia anthologies, including "Horns of Power" (2008), and "Priestesses, Pythonesses and Sibyls" (2008.)
Kim's academic interests lie in the Late Antique Period of Greece and Rome, and she holds a BA (Hons.) and MA from Cardiff University. Her research focuses on the Greek Magical Papyri, and the practice of malefic-erotic magic and necromancy in both classical and Late Antique magic and religion in the Mediterranean. She has given lectures on this subject around the UK at various conferences, and had a research paper on this subject published in "The Conjure Codex" (Hadean Press, 2011.)
Kim teaches Tarot around the UK, running courses and giving workshops at various conferences, including the Tarosophy Tarot conferences. She also collects Tarot decks, and is the mistress of deck review website www.thetarotreview.com (with Tarot Professionals.)
In her spare time, Kim makes jewellery (often inspired by mythical themes and the Day of the Dead), and plays tabletop RPGs. She is also a LARPer (live action roleplayer) and enjoys camping, music, boardgames, and general geekery. She lives in Cardiff, UK with her housemate (who is also the artist for the God and Goddess Tarot, Nic Phillips), partner, and cat.