We are excited to announce Oberon Zell-Ravenheart and Deborah Lipp have graciously agreed to be our Guests of Honor at Paganicon 4 which will be held March 14th-16th 2014 in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
Oberon Zell is a modern Renaissance man. He is a transpersonal psychologist, metaphysician, naturalist, theologian, shaman, author, artist, sculptor, lecturer, teacher, and ordained Priest of the Earth-Mother, Gaia. His books include Grimoire for the Apprentice Wizard, Companion for the Apprentice Wizard, Creating Circles & Ceremonies (with Morning Glory Zell), A Wizard’s Bestiary, and Green Egg Omelette: An Anthology of Art and Articles from the Legendary Pagan Journal.
Among the many projects he has undertaken in his lifetime, Oberon is one of the founders of the Church of All Worlds, was the founder of Green Egg Magazine and is the Headmaster of the Grey School of Wizardry. You can learn more about Oberon at his official website at www.oberonzell.com.
Llewellyn Worldwide, the publisher of Oberon’s autobiography, The Wizard and the Witch: Seven Decades of Counterculture, Magick, and Paganism (February 2014), is sponsoring Oberon’s travel.
Oberon’s first panel on Sunday Morning with Jack Green on Gigadeath and the Shape of Time was well attended. He brought with him an article he wrote for Green Egg some time ago and gave us permission to upload it and share it here: Flying Mother Nature’s Silver Seeds.
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Oberon’s final panel on Sunday Afternoon on Polyamory, Paganism and Community was very well attended. He brought with him an article by the incomparable Morning Glory Zell and gave us permission to upload it and share it here: A Boquet of Lovers.
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Deborah Lipp is the author of six books: The Study of Witchcraft, The Elements of Ritual, The Way of Four, The Way of Four Spellbook, Merry Meet Again, and The Ultimate James Bond Fan Book. One of these things is not like the other. Deborah became a Gardnerian Witch in 1982 and a High Priestess in 1986, and has been teaching Wicca and running Pagan circles ever since. She’s been published in many Pagan publications, including newWitch, The Llewellyn Magical Almanac, Pangaia, Green Egg, and The Druid’s Progress, as well as Mothering Magazine. She has lectured at numerous Pagan festivals on a variety of topics.
As an active “out of the closet” member of the Pagan community, Deborah has appeared in various media discussing Wicca, most notably on the A&E documentary Ancient Mysteries: Witchcraft in America. She has also appeared on MSNBC, in The New York Times, and in many smaller TV and print sources. In “real life” Deborah is a Business Analyst. She lives in Rockland County, New York, with her spouse Melissa, her son Arthur, and an assortment of cats. Deborah reads and teaches Tarot, solves and designs puzzles, watches old movies, hand-paints furniture, and dabbles in numerous handcrafts. You can learn more about the author on her website: www.deborahlipp.com.
Llewellyn Worldwide, Deborah’s publisher, is sponsoring Deborah’s travel.