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Deanna Conway
Deanna "D. J." Conway (born 1939) is a non-fiction author of books in the field of magic, Wicca, Druidism, shamanism, metaphysics and the occult, and the author of three fantasy novels. Born in Hood River, Oregon to a family of Irish, North Germanic, and Native North American descent, she has been studying the occult and Pagan religion for over thirty years. In 1998 she was voted Best Wiccan and New Age author by Silver Chalice, a Neo-Pagan magazine. She is an ordained minister in two New Age churches and holder of a Doctor of Divinity degree. Several of her stories have been published in magazines, such as the science fantasy publication Encounters, and she has been interviewed in magazines and appeared on such television shows as Journey with Brenda Roberts. She has also designed Tarot decks, in collaboration with fellow author Sirona Knight and illustrator Lisa Hunt.

A native of the Pacific Northwest, D.J. Conway has studied the occult fields for over 35 years. Her quest for knowledge has covered every aspect of Paganism and Wicca to New Age and Eastern philosophies; plus history, the magical arts, philosophy, customs, mythologies and folklore. In 1998, she was voted Best Wiccan and New Age author by Silver Chalice, a Pagan magazine.

Conway is the author of more than 20 nonfiction books including: Celtic Magic (Llewellyn), Dancing with Dragons (Llewellyn), Mystical Dragon Magic (Llewellyn), The Ancient Art of Faery Magick (10 Speed Press), and The Little Book of Candle Magic (10 Speed Press).

Bibliography


Non-fiction

* Advanced Celtic Shamanism (2000) Crossing Press ISBN 1580910734, ISBN 978-1580910736
* The Ancient and Shining Ones (1995) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0875421709, ISBN 978-0875421704
* The Ancient Art of Faery Magick (2005) Crossing Press ISBN 1580911579, ISBN 978-1580911573
* Animal Magick: The Art of Recognizing and Working with Familiars (1995) Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd ISBN 1567181686, ISBN 9781567181685
* Astral Love: Romance, Ecstacy & Higher Consciousness (Llewellyn's Tantra & Sexual Arts Series) (1995) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1-56718-161-9, ISBN 9781567181616
* By Oak, Ash & Thorn: Modern Celtic Shamanism (2002) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 156718166X, ISBN 978-1567181661
* The Celtic Book of Names: Traditional Names From Ireland, Scotland and Wales (2000) Citadel ISBN 0806520965, ISBN 978-0806520964
* The Celtic Dragon Tarot (1999) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1567181821, ISBN 978-1567181821
* Celtic Magic (1990) Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd ISBN 0875421369, ISBN 9780875421360
* Crystal Enchantments: A Complete Guide to Stones (1999) Crossing Press ISBN 1580910106, ISBN 978-1580910101
* Dancing with Dragons: Invoke Their Ageless Wisdom and Power (1994) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1567181651, ISBN 978-1567181654
* Elemental Magick: Meditations, Exercises, Spells And Rituals to Help You Connect With Nature (2005) New Page Books ISBN 1564148335, ISBN 978-1564148339
* Falcon Feather, Valkyrie Sword (1996) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1567181635, ISBN 978-1567181630
* The Fantastical Creatures Tarot (2007) U.S. Games Systems ISBN 1572815418, ISBN 978-1572815414
* Feminine Shamanism, Witchcraft and Magick: Invoking Woman's Power with Kimberly Nightingale (2000) Llewellyn ISBN 1567181589, ISBN 1-56718-158-9 (2000)
* Flying Without a Broom: Astral Projection & the Astral World (2002) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1567181643, ISBN 978-1567181647
* Guides, Guardians and Angels (2009) Llewellyn ISBN 978-0738711249
* Laying On Of Stones (1999) Crossing Press ISBN 1580910297, ISBN 978-1580910293
* A Little Book of Altar Magic (2001) Crossing Press ISBN 1580910521, ISBN 978-1580910521
* A Little Book of Candle Magic (2000) Crossing Press ISBN 1580910432, ISBN 978-1580910439
* A Little Book of Healing Magic (2002) Crossing Press ISBN 9781580911467, ISBN 1580911463
* The Little Book of Pendulum Magic (2000) Crossing Press ISBN 9781580910934, ISBN 1580910939
* Lord of Light and Shadow: The Many Faces of the God (1997) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1567181775, ISBN 978-1567181777
* Magick of the Gods and Goddesses: How to Invoke Their Powers (1997) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1567181791, ISBN 978-1567181791
* Magickal Mermaids and Water Creatures (2004) New Page Books ISBN 1564147843, ISBN 978-1564147844
* Magickal Mystical Creatures: Invite Their Powers Into Your Life (2001) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1-56718-149-X, ISBN 9781567181494
* Magickal, Mythical, Mystical Beasts: How to Invite Them Into Your Life (1996) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1567181767, ISBN 978-1567181760
* Maiden, Mother, Crone: The Myth & Reality of the Triple Goddess (1995) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0875421717, ISBN 978-0875421711
* Moon Magick: Myth & Magic, Crafts & Recipes, Rituals & Spells (2002) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1567181678, ISBN 978-1567181678
* The Mysterious, Magickal Cat: The Magick of Claw & Whisker (1998) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1567181805, ISBN 978-1567181807
* Mystical Dragon Magic: Teachings of the Five Inner Rings (2007) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0738710997, ISBN 978-0738710990
* Norse Magick (1990) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0875421377, ISBN 978-0875421377
* Perfect Love: Finding Intimacy on the Astral Plane (1998) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1567181813, ISBN 978-1567181814
* Wicca: The Complete Craft (2001) Crossing Press ISBN 1580910920, ISBN 978-1580910927

Tarot Decks


* Celtic Dragon Tarot - D.J. Conway & Lisa Hunt: Llewellyn Publications (October 1, 1999)
* Shapeshifter Tarot - D.J. Conway, Sirona Knight & Lisa Hunt: Llewellyn Publications (September 1, 2002) ISBN 1567183840, ISBN 978-1567183849