Author news for July

Jul 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Articles, Book News



The Pagan Federation are hosting an online disability festival on the 30th July, watch out for Moon Books authors there. Rachel Patterson will be talking this time. Rachel has also started a new weekly blog ‘A Witch’s Garden’ featuring excerpts from one of her books – a different plant from her garden each week and the magical uses.


Hearth Moon Rising has a new website, you can visit it here – Laura Perry’s website has also had a major revamp –


Lucya Starza is  running an afternoon candle magic workshop at Treadwell’s Bookshop in Bloomsbury, London, on Saturday 8 July. It runs from 1pm to 3pm and is based on her book, Pagan Portals – Candle Magic. the even is sold out, but Lucya has run a number of these in the past so if you missed out this time, there are likely to be future opportunities.


ellen and green manAdvanced Case Taking and Formula Making Class  with  Ellen Evert Hopman, Herbalist AHG, Sat/Sun July 29-30, 2017 9:30 am – 5 pm.

• Basic Five Element Theory: seasons, flavors, taste, voice tone, emotions
• Basics of Facial Diagnosis: lines, colors, moles, blemishes
• Advanced formula Making technique
Design individually crafted remedies for individuals using the technique developed by Master Herbalist William LeSassier, renowned “teacher of the teachers”.

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CxZ6tPHWgAAM84f.jpg largeMulti-talented Moon Books author Steve Andrews is promoting his latest recording: Citizen of Earth. The song was produced by Jayce Lewis at Northstone Studios. So far it is on Reverb Nation here:…/28130134-citizen-of-earth and at Soundcloud: Jayce Lewis has worked with Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen, Gary Numan and the late Steve Strange, as well as having had a number 1 album in India and Japan. Steve is also writing his second article for The Magical Times. This time about The Edible Plants of the Nightshade Family.




Angela Paine tells us her Healing Plants of the Celtic Druids is on the way. She took part in bookblock artclasswar by Robert Pettena at the White Building, Hackney. This was part of Antiuniversity now 10-16 June


4956Imelda Almqvist is Presenter on Year of Ceremony with Sounds True and has been given her own page on their website! She’s been incredibly busy again this month – she wrote an article for The Empath magazine titled: Toxic People – Toxic Concept. There’s no direct link yet but the general link is Imelda has also written an article for The Magical Times titled: Teenagers: Screen Addicts or Masters of Multi-Dimensionality – shamanic perspective on the issue of teens and screens. Again there’s no direct link yet but general link is She will also be presenting at this year’s Global Shamanism Summit again acting as the voice of young people. Title of presentation is: Young People’s Visions and Dreams for Personal and Planetary Healing. Direct ink for the webpage for this presentation is:



Jhenah Telyndru  will be teaching a four-day intensive retreat in Montreal in July Seeking Avalon Within – Foundational Intensive. She is also doing a workshop and book signing in Kitchener, ON – find out more here: Presentation and Booksigning by Jhenah Telyndru. She will be co-facilitating a pilgrimage to sacred sites in southern UK: 2017 Entering the Sacred Landscape Pilgrimage

and when she returns to the States in August, she will be presenting at CWPN’s Harvest Gathering in Connecticut, and then teaching another 4-day intensive retreat in Colorado: Realm of Land – Avalonian Training Intensive
Mabh Savage said, “Well I found out I was pregnant!” Congratulations to her, and we hope it all goes smoothly.  Her regular columns for Pagan Pages are up, including an article on the magical and mythological significance of the apple:…/06/notes-from-the-apothecary-28/ and you can read And an extract from A Modern Celt about Celtic influence in popular culture:…/inspiration-from-the-elf-mounds/ In July she will have an article in The Magical Times about the magic of the jackdaw, largely influenced by the growing family of them living on and around her roof!
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