Witchcraft Author List

In alphabetical order, a list of authors on Witchcraft and Wicca that might be worth checking out.  This list was originally in my post on Samhain.

Anderson, Victor and Anderson, Cora

Robin Artison  – Witchcraft Folklorist

Andrew Chumbley – Cultus Sabbati

Robert Cochrane – Clan of Tubal Cain

Patricia Crowther

Sorita d’Este – Hekate devotee and author/publisher

Gerald Gardner – Gardnerian Wicca

Gemma Gary – Lives and works in the far west of Cornwall and writes about ‘Old Style” Witchcraft

Michael Howard – Traditional Witchcraft

Paul Huson – Wrote the seminal Mastering Witchcraft

Judika IllesElement Encyclopaedia of Witchcraft

Nigel Jackson

Nigel Pearson – (links to Treading the Mill – Practical Craft Working in Modern Traditional Witchcraft)

Daniel Schulke (links to his book Viridarium Umbris) – wortcunning master

Starhawk – “a theorist of feminist Neopaganism and ecofeminism

Doreen Valiente


For people wanting to start out, these could suffice:

Raymond Buckland (I got my start as a teen with his Complete Book of Witchcraft)

Scott Cunningham

Silver RavenWolfe (adding her here for her Solitary Witch book)


Saul consults Samuel after the witch of Endor has conjured him from the dead. Engraving by A. Laurentius, 18th century, after S. Rosa.

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