Guests of Honor

Jason Mankey

Jason Mankey read his first book on Witchcraft in the seventh grade, and dedicated his life to the Craft at age 22. Today, Jason is a third degree Gardnerian High Priest and helps to run two Witchcraft covens in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife Ari. Jason is a popular speaker at Pagan and Witchcraft events across North America and Great Britain, and has been recognized by his peers as an authority on the Horned God, wiccan history, and occult influences in rock n’ roll and heavy metal music. He is the channel manager at Patheos Pagan, the worlds most read Pagan blogging site, and writes there at Raise the Horns, and at the magazine “Witches and Pagans”.

Tess Whitehurst

Tess Whitehurst believes life is magical. She's the author of lots of books and oracle decks about magical and spiritual living, including the bestselling Magical Housekeeping, the award-winning The Magic of Flowers, and her latest, The Self-Love Superpower: The Magical Art of Approving of Yourself No Matter What. As the cohost of Magic Monday Podcast, she gets to talk to fascinating magical authors and practitioners almost every week. She's also the founder and facilitator of The Good Vibe Tribe Online School of Magical Arts. Tess lives in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado with her family, which consists of one boyfriend and one cat. Learn more about Tess and find her free spells, rituals, and guided meditations at