Twisted Nursery Rhymes and Sabbath Shenanigans
Summary: We sit down to talk to Kelden about his work researching witch trials, exploring the magical nature of nursery rhymes, and creating witch tales with a twist.
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Play: Episode 225 – All Them Witches with Kelden
Visit Llewellyn’s author page for Kelden to find more of his works, including The Crooked Path and The Witches Sabbath. You can order his self-published book of lore and magic, All Them Witches, from Bookshop.org or your local bookseller.
Some upcoming publications from us:
Cory recently contributed to The Gorgon’s Guide to Magical Resistance, edited by Jenn Zahrt and Laura Tempest Zakroff (which includes his “penis trees” article along with a lot of other great pieces) and the upcoming release of the Llewellyn’s Complete Book of North American Folk Magic, out in Spring 2023. Also be on the lookout for our upcoming collaborative book Conjuring the Commonplace: A Guide to Everyday Enchantment and Junk Drawer Magic also coming in 2023 from 1000Volt Press.
You can also buy Cory’s book, New World Witchery: A Trove of North American Folk Magic! (also available from Amazon)
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