The Literary Witches Oracle (Cards)

A 70-Card Deck and Guidebook

By Taisia Kitaiskaia, Katy Horan (Illustrator)

Clarkson Potter, 9781984824714, 70pp.

Publication Date: August 27, 2019

List Price: 19.99*
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Description

From the team that brought the inventive book Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers to life comes a 70-card oracle deck--featuring female icons and otherworldly symbols--that aims to add spiritual insight and feminist guidance to your personal divination practice.

If you seek wisdom from strong, creative women, this oracle deck--which features 30 prominent female writers from literary history--will give you what you seek. The female visionaries in this deck will inform answers to questions about your creative life and spiritual journey. In addition to the portraits of literary heroes, such as Virginia Woolf and Toni Morrison, and lesser-known trailblazers, such as Yumiko Kurahashi and Mirabai, the deck features 40 symbol cards bearing illustrations of potent spiritual icons to enhance your reading. A small guidebook will act as an interpreter, helping you find meaning in the cards based on your specific intentions, the writers' dominant traits, and the spiritual symbols at play.


About the Author

TAISIA KITAISKAIA is the author of Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers, a collaboration with artist Katy Horan;
Ask Baba Yaga: Otherworldly Advice for Everyday Troubles; and The Nightgown and Other Poems. Her work has been translated into several languages, and she has received fellowships from the James A. Michener Center for Writers and The Corporation of Yaddo.

KATY HORAN is an artist and illustrator based in Austin, Texas. Her fine art work has been shown in galleries across the US and Canada and featured in three issues of New American Paintings. Her illustration clients include Pop Up Magazine, Fantagraphics, Chronicle Books, Bust Magazine, Cadabra Records, and Birth, Movies, Death.


Praise For The Literary Witches Oracle: A 70-Card Deck and Guidebook

Praise for Literary Witches

“Literary Witches successfully weaves together the personal, the political, and the heretical.”—Rivers Solomon, Afrofuturist and author of An Unkindness of Ghosts

“Literary Witches is at the same time enormously enjoyable, rich in information, and visually brilliant.”—Lisa Congdon, artist, illustrator and author 

“Transformative, revivifying, gorgeous, unsettling, and intensely moving, this book is a volume of poetry, miniature encyclopedia, and twenty-first-century illuminated manuscript all at once. I'll treasure this book like a lucky object and return to it whenever I need courage, or mischief, or beauty, or permission.”—Jia Tolentino, New York Times bestselling author of Trick Mirror
 
“As necessary a project as I can imagine in this day and age, this is art, poetry and history marshaled together in tremendous, joyful celebration.”―Carmen Maria Machado, author of Her Body and Other Parties, writing for NPR’s Guide to Great Reads