Guests Of Honor:

Laura Tempest Zakroff

is a professional artist, author, dancer, and designer. She holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and her artwork has received awards and honors worldwide. Her work embodies myth and the esoteric through her drawings and paintings, jewelry, talismans, and other designs. Laura is the author of “Weave The Liminal: Living Modern Traditional Witchcraft”, “Sigil Witchery: A Witch’s Guide to Crafting Magick Symbols”, “The Witch’s Cauldron: The Craft, Lore & Magick of Ritual Vessels”, the co-author of “The Witch’s Altar”, and the editor of “The New Aradia: A Witch’s Handbook to Magical Resistance”. 

Jason Mankey

is a Wiccan-Witch, writer, and wannabe rock and roller. He has been a part of the greater Pagan community for over twenty years and has spent nearly half that time teaching and speaking at Pagan conventions across the United States, Canada, and even Great Britain! Since 2016 he’s been writing for Llewellyn Worldwide, his latest books are “The Witch’s Wheel of the Year: Rituals for Circles, Solitaries, and Covens” and “Transformative Witchcraft: The Greater Mysteries.”  Jason is also the channel manager at Patheos Pagan. He lives in Sunnyvale CA with his wife Ari and their cats Evie and Summer

Ivo Dominguez, Jr.

was a founding member of Keepers of the Holly Chalice, the first coven of the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel. He currently serves as one of the Elders of the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel, a Wiccan syncretic tradition that draws inspiration from Astrology, Qabala, the Western Magickal Tradition and the folk religions of Europe. Ivo is the author of “Keys To Perception: A Practical Guide to Psychic Development”, “Practical Astrology for Witches and Pagans: Using the Planets and the Stars for Effective Spellwork, Rituals, and Magickal Work”; “Casting Sacred Space: The Core Of All Magickal Work”; “Spirit Speak: Knowing and Understanding Spirit Guides, Ancestors, Ghosts, Angels, and the Divine”; and “Beneath the Skins”.

Featured Guests:

Mat Auryn

is a witch, professional psychic, and occult teacher. He is the author of Psychic Witch: A Metaphysical Guide To Meditation, Magick, and Manifestation. He is a High Priest in the Sacred Fires Tradition of Witchcraft. Mat has had the honor and privilege of studying under some of the most prominent witchcraft teachers, elders, and witchcraft traditions. He runs the blog For Puck’s Sake on Patheos Pagan, is a content creator for Modern Witch, has a column in Witches & Pagans Magazine entitled ‘Extra-Sensory Witchcraft’, and a column in Horns Magazine entitled ‘Queer As Folklore’. He has been featured in various magazines, radio shows, podcasts, books, anthologies, and other periodicals.

Thorn Mooney

is the high priestess of Foxfire Coven, in the Gardnerian tradition of Wicca. Active in witchcraft and Pagan communities since the late nineties, Thorn takes a scholarly approach to her practice of the Craft. With graduate degrees in religious studies and English literature, Thorn has spent her career teaching religious history, critical theory, literature, and writing to students of all ages, at both the university and grade school level. She is interested in how witchcraft communities construct authenticity, establish boundaries, and interact with other traditions in an increasingly diverse religious landscape, particularly in the American South. She runs a popular YouTube channel and is an active blogger. Her publications include Traditional Wicca: A Seekers Guide and the forthcoming Next Level Witchcraft, with more in the works.

Jacki Smith

is the founder of Coventry Creations; a locally based, internationally known maker of spiritual products, and co-owner of Candle Wick Shoppe in Ferndale, MI.  In 1992 Jacki was the first on the national market with her Blessed Herbal Candles.  This line gave birth to the spiritual candle industry.  Over the past 25 plus years she has created hundreds of magical candles, teaches spiritual development classes, podcasts, volunteers, and is a best selling author of Coventry Magic, and co-author of DIY Akashic Wisdom, Access the Library of Your Soul.  Jacki has dedicated her entire life to the mission of normalizing the words “Witch” and “Magic” in everyday life.