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

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November 2019
About the book: 
Infuse your personal divination practice with spiritual insight and feminist guidance from icons such as Octavia Butler, Shirley Jackson, Gertrude Stein, Joy Harjo and more.
• Receive answers to questions about your creative life and spiritual journey, guided by insights from the strong, creative women featured in this deck.
• Includes 30 cards featuring prominent female writers and trailblazers as well as 40 symbol cards bearing illustrations of potent spiritual icons to enhance your reading.
• Find inspiration from literary heroes, such as Virginia Woolf and Toni Morrison, and discover the wisdom of lesser-known trailblazers, such as Yumiko Kurahashi and Mirabai.
• Use the included guidebook as an interpreter to help you interpret the cards based on your specific intentions, the writers’ dominant traits, and the spiritual symbols at play.
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About the Author

Taisia Kitaiskaia (pronunciation below) is a Russian-American poet and writer. She is the author of THE NIGHTGOWN AND OTHER POEMS (Deep Vellum, 2020); LITERARY WITCHES (Hachette/Seal, 2017), a collaboration with artist Katy Horan celebrating magical women writers and an NPR Best Book of 2017; a divination deck, THE LITERARY WITCHES ORACLE (Clarkson Potter, 2019); and two books of advice from the witch of Slavic folklore, ASK BABA YAGA: OTHERWORLDLY ADVICE FOR EVERYDAY TROUBLES (Andrews McMeel, 2017) and its follow-up, POETIC REMEDIES FOR TROUBLED TIMES: FROM ASK BABA YAGA (Andrews McMeel, 2020). She has received fellowships from Yaddo and the James A. Michener Center for Writers, and her fiction and poetry have been published in journals such as A Public Space, Gulf Coast, Los Angeles Review of Books, StoryQuarterly, Fence, Black Warrior Review, Crazyhorse, Pleiades, and Guernica. She has written for The Hairpin, Electric Literature, Jezebel, and Bitch Media, and her work has been nominated three times for a Pushcart Prize, most recently by StoryQuarterly. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband, the writer Fernando A. Flores.