Emily Auger (Ph.D.) is a retired art historian and the author of numerous books and articles, including Cartomancy and Tarot in Film 1940-2010 (2016) and Tarot and Other Meditation Decks (2004; new edition forthcoming); editor of the multi-author two-volume anthology Tarot in Culture Volumes I and II (2014); and co-editor with Janet Brennan Croft of Divining Tarot: papers on Charles Williams's The Greater Trumps and Other Works by Nancy-Lou Patterson (2019). She also served as the chair for Tarot and Other Methods of Divination area at the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference from 2004–2020.
Amber Barnes is a psychic medium, tarot card reader, candle and jewelry maker, paranormal investigator, softball mom, and eclectic witch from deep in the heart of Texas. She runs an Etsy shop. When not at the softball fields for her girls, she enjoys studying various magickal subjects with a nice cup of hot herbal tea by the fire. She has practiced mostly as a solitary practitioner, but now is a member of Raven Oak Coven near her hometown. While surviving in the wilds of suburbia, she enjoys gardening, baking, attracting the local wildlife such as songbirds, squirrels, rabbits, and crows to her small HOA-approved backyard, and of course reading.
Judy Blackstone is a long-time practicing astrologer, numerologist, and tarot reader. She is the author of Opening Your Cosmic Toolbox and the former owner/operator of Jupiter's Door, a metaphysical bookstore in northern Ohio.
Larissa Carlson is an art school dropout with a degree in Spanish and Portuguese. She works in a helping profession in which it is best to bite one's tongue. In her spare time she is a mother, an amateur artist and an explorer. An erstwhile book worm, she enjoys chewing on a good story.
Elizabeth Hazel is an astrologer, tarotists, author and speaker. Her books include Tarot Decoded (Weiser, 2004), The Whispering Tarot deck and book (Kozmic Kitchen Press, 2008), Little Book of Fixed Stars, Antiscia: Secrets in the Mirror, and Twelve-House Tarot Spreads (Kozmic Kitchen Press 2020). She contributes articles to professional astrology journals. Liz is an active speaker at tarot and astrology conferences around the country. She is a long-time board member of SMARRT, the Ann Arbor Chapter of NCGR. Liz lives in Toledo, Ohio, with her spoiled kitties and enjoys gardening, art and music. Contact her through her website at www.kozmickitchenpress.com.
Lisa Mc Sherry is the author of several books, including Magickal Connections: Creating a Lasting and Healthy Spiritual Group and The Virtual Pagan: Exploring Wicca and Paganism Through the Internet, a contributor to a number of anthologies, including Magic on the Edge and the Pop Culture Grimoire, Lisa has many articles published in SageWoman, Witches & Pagans, Llewellyn annuals, and other publications. The High Priestess and Founder of JaguarMoon Coven, she is also the editor of Facing North. Her personal website is: cybercoven.org.
Patricia Snodgrass is a returning reviewer who began her journey with the Tarot in 1977, when a friend opened up her deck of cards and gave her a reading. She fell in love with the beauty of the deck (The James Bond 007 Deck) and the symbology touched her deeply. Her brother gave her a pack of Waite Rider cards for her birthday and she has been reading ever since. A resident of historic downtown San Antonio, Patricia runs The Jade Stallion studios, which includes her writing, soon to be Taijifit business and, Your Daily Spread, which is featured both on Facebook and Youtube. She does readings over zoom, Facebook messenger and via the phone. She is also an occasional denizen of Ken Kessler's wonderful podcast Psychic Tapestry. http://www.psychictapestry.com/ourreaders.html.