2019 Featured Presenters

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, and has recently released The Witch’s Altar with Laura Tempest Zakroff, and Transformative Witchcraft: The Greater Mysteries. In addition to writing, Jason is the channel editor at Patheos Pagan. He lives in Sunnyvale CA with his wife Ari and their cats Evie and Summer

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. Author, teacher, presenter, radio host, reader and healer, Jacki has dedicated her entire life to the mission of normalizing the words "Witch" and "Magic".

Kenn has been a professional shaman since going full time in 1989. He also practices Chinese Medicine, Tai Chi, QiGong and a lot of other interesting esoteric things that generally keep him from getting bored - or boring. He has published two books on shamanism, Dance of Stones: A Shamanic Road Trip & Post-Tribal Shamanism: A New Look at the Old Ways, both of which are available here at ConVocation and through Amazon.com and other bookstores. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he maintains a private practice with his amazing wife, Patricia (www.bodysoulcincy.com) and his equally amazing daughter, Meghan. He teaches a series of workshops on shamanism, which are available pretty much anywhere there is sufficient interest. 

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Ellen Dugan is the award-winning author of twenty-five books. A psychic-clairvoyant, she has been a practicing Witch for over thirty years. Well known for her candor and humor, she is also a Master Gardener. Ellen’s popular magickal books have been translated into over twelve foreign languages. In 2015 Ellen launched a popular, paranormal fiction series entitled, Legacy of Magick. Ellen teaches classes both on Witchery, Psychic Abilities and Magick. Please visit her website and blog – www.ellendugan.com and www. Ellendugan.blogspot.com.

Clifford writes at http://sorcerer.blog and holds a B.A. in Psychology from NYU. An accomplished practitioner of several schools of magic for over 35 years, he is an expert in Medieval and Renaissance astrological magic, and grimoires such as the Picatrix. Merging his interest in dark aesthetics with deep study of historical materials, he is an outspoken proponent of wealth magic, weather magic, love magic, healing magic, tarot, and black magic. His diverse influences include Hoodoo, Kabbalah, and Greco-Roman Magic. A former promoter and DJ, he sometimes enjoys throwing lavish parties.


Dame Wilburn is a witch with over 20 years of experience and a 3rd degree Mistress in the ElderFaith Tradition. She holds a 1st Degree in the RavenMyst tradition and is a minerval with the OTO. She is a host and storyteller with The Moth and a shaman's apprentice under the directionof Kenn Day. All of this is to say she may or may not know what she is talking about. It's best to hedge your bets.

EliShiva Nesher

EliSheva is originally from the Galilee, served in her country’s Security Forces; retired; ran an international business, retired; had a private psychotherapy and consulting practice until 2017, retired and works now full time as a teacher, speaker, spiritual mentor, Seer, and consultant to Pagan and other alternative spirituality groups. She has been a spiritual teacher since 1990s, and is elected leader of Am Ha Aretz (Primitive Hebrew Assembly) an Israeli Earth/Nature and peaceful warrior Tradition. Her academic background includes archeology studies in Tel Aviv.