Meet the team

Beth Maiden

Writer, founder, editor-in-chief

Hi, I’m Beth! I’m a tarot reader and writer based in the UK.

I created Little Red Tarot to explore new ways to read tarot cards, to document my personal journey with tarot and to help you to find your own way with your cards.

Find out more about me and Little Red Tarot here, or catch me on Twitter @littleredtarot!

Tango Batelli

Guest post editor

Hello, I'm Tango - an astrologer, philosopher, and shadow worker with a deep curiosity for ritual and symbol systems.

As the resident Little Red Tarot facilitator, I'm here to bring the blog to the community and the community to the blog.

Twitter: @tangotwitches
Email: tango@littleredtarot.com

Columnists

Alexis J CunningfolkAlexis J Cunningfolk

Alexis J. Cunninfolk (she/her/they) is the herbalist and magickal mentor at Worts + Cunning Apothecary. She teaches fully enchanted herbology and magickal arts to wild-ones and dreamers.

Alexis has been working with tarot since she was twelve and is always down for casting cards and working magick. As a queer creature of mix-d heritage, she is particularly interested in the healing intersections of ancestry, identity, social justice, and our beloved plant allies. She hosts an online herbal community, where womyn-identified folks revel in their herbal wisdom and healing ways. Keep updated on all her projects via her free magick mail, or find her taking photos of unicorns and tea on Instagram.

Andi GraceAndi Grace

andi grace is the empress hermit witch of the witch cabinet: a cauldron for bad-ass femme magic. andi's work focuses on ancestral connection through plants, supporting survivors, and reproductive justice rebel rousing. they read tarot, create community through zines and write poetry as well as offering one-on-one and educational support for folks who want to learn how to effect their fertility with herbs.

AsaliAsali

Asali is a Black queer femme community healer and earthworker writing, practicing, and creating at Asali Earthwork.

Her healing work is rooted in using self-care as a means to disrupt systems of oppression and care for her community. With tarot, ritual, and earthwork she manifests magic for the everyday and the unusual, seeking healing for herself and her clients in order to clarify practical paths to what is sought.

Connect with her on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Cassandra SnowCassandra Snow

Columns: Queering the Tarot, which looks at LGBTQIA*-specific interpretations of tarot cards.

Cassandra Snow (she/her/hers) is a professional tarot card reader, and runs Gadfly Theatre Productions, a queer and feminist theatre company.

She is rooted in Minneapolis, MN but loves traveling for work or play. Her life's work is on creating safe spaces and transformative experiences for marginalized people from all walks of life. She's obsessed with deconstructing gender norms, and drinks more coffee in a day than should be legal to consume. She's been reading cards for over a decade, when she started with a novelty deck in a dorm room basement “just for kicks”, and found a calling. She's been reading professionally for five years.

To learn more, “like” her at facebook.com/cassandrattp or visit cassandra-snow.com; readings can also be scheduled via her website.

Maranda ElizabethMaranda Elizabeth

Maranda Elizabeth is a 30-something writer, zinester, identical twin, high school dropout, cane-user, recovering alcoholic, and non-binary amethyst-femme. They write about recovery with BPD, c-(p)TSD, and fibromyalgia; writing & creativity; friendship, self-care, support, & $upport; and feelings, madness, disability, and magic! They’ve been writing zines for 15 years. In 2012, they published an anthology, Telegram: A Collection of 27 Issues, and in 2013, they published their first novel, Ragdoll House. Maranda is currently working on their second novel, We Are the Weirdos. Maranda is a Libra Sun, Sagittarius Moon, Gemini Rising. They read Tarot for crazy people, cripple-queers, misfits, & outcasts!

Read more at marandaelizabeth.com, schoolformaps.etsy.com, and @MarandaDearest.

Siobhan ReneSiobhan Rene

Siobhan is a NYC-born writer, spiritual ally, and #radicaltarot reader living in central Texas. Her facilitative reading style is the blended result of over a decade of study of tarot, communication styles, shamanic ritual, sacred sexuality, and conscious relationship. She geeks all those things in her Radical Tarot newsletter. Subscribers also receive monthly ‘Scopes – freakishly relevant tarotscopes featuring a kaleidoscope of readers. Diversity ftw!
Check out her blog or access her ‘Scopes and newsletter.

Tabby BesleyTabby Besley

Columns: Astro DIY, an accessible guide to reading your astrological birth chart.

Tabby Besley is a LGBTQIA youth activist based in Wellington, New Zealand.

When she's not reading birth charts or writing about astrology for Astro DIY, she's running InsideOUT - the organisation she started which works to make Aotearoa a safer place for young people of diverse genders and sexualities.

Read more about Tabby here.

Regular writers

Betsy HoustenBetsy Housten

Betsy Housten is a Brooklyn-bred double Sagittarius queer femme writer and massage therapist. She lives in New Orleans with her cat, where she is currently pursuing her MFA in poetry.

Cat MulrooneyCat Mulrooney

Restless. Sleepless. Book-lover. Wordsmith. Deep roots. Prodigal heart. Teacher. Guide. Wanderer. Witch. Tea, tarot, hot baths, stitchcraft. Curator of narrative relics, remnants, & curiosities. Cat is also a freelance writer, editor, and teacher. Her poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, and reviews have appeared in a variety of online and print publications. She has been teaching & writing at the college level since 2000, and has facilitated creative writing workshops in elementary schools, high schools, prisons, and private organizations, as well as workshops exclusively for women to write their body and tarot-based narratives. Through her Queen of Cups Tarot community, she offers private, group, and online tarot readings. Find Cat Mulrooney online at cdeliamulrooney.com and Facebook.

Elisabeth WallerElisabeth Waller

I am an artist and photographer. I seem to be on an eternal quest for truth, being my authentic self, wisdom and healing from trauma in pretty much everything I do. Concepts I identify with are queer, gender queer, sentimental, artist, introvert. I’m a lover to the beauty of life and people, to my senses. You can see my photography on my website at elisabethwaller.com, or follow me on Instagram @elisabethwallerphotography.

Emily PlumtreeEmily Plumtree

I'm a birth worker and fat activist living in the North of England, into red shoes and anarchafeminist praxis. I play in the fledgling punk band "Witches Heal", named after the lesbian herbal self-sufficiency book by Billie Potts. I'm interested herbal medicine, flower essences, kitchen witchcraft and the space in between magic and science.

I'm on Twitter, come find me @juniordrumkit, or read my writing at midwiferyquest.wordpress.com

Esme Weijun WangEsme Weijun Wang

Esmé Weijun Wang is a novelist, essayist, and advocate. At esmewang.com, she provides resources for aspiring writers to develop resilience alongside mastery on the path to building a creative legacy.

She teaches and supports with a high value for compassionate excellence, having learned the importance of resilience from a life with schizoaffective disorder and neuroborreoliosis. Wang studied creative writing and psychology at Yale and Stanford, and received her MFA in Writing from the top-tier program at the University of Michigan. The author of THE BORDER OF PARADISE (2016), as well as the e-book LIGHT GETS IN, Wang has been published and seen in Salon, The New Inquiry, the New Yorker Online, Jezebel, and The New York Times. She delights in organizational tools, handwritten letters, and her home base of San Francisco. Find her e-letter, as well as the complimentary Creative Legacy Check-In, at esmewang.com/subscribe.

Karen ClarkeKaren Clarke

Karen Clark is the author of Tale of the Lost Daughter, The Path of She Book of Sabbats: A Journey of Soul Across the Seasons, and the Path of She Guided Journey Series. Her Path of She work translates Goddess mysteries to our modern search for meaning, healing, personal growth, and collective transformation. You can connect with Karen on her website/blog, Path of She.

KristenKristen

Kristen is a divination junkie and the creator of more than ten tarot and oracle decks. She instructs the online playing card divination course, Your Future Is In The Cards, and runs the blog, Over the Moon Oracle Cards.

Liz WorthLiz Worth

Liz Worth thought her one and only career would be as a writer, but she started reading tarot in 2008 on the advice of an astrologer and her life has never been the same.

Today she uses tarot and astrology to help others move past emotional and creative blocks, overcome any obstacles or setbacks, and begin to live their truth through personal freedom and creative liberation. Her new book, Going Beyond the Little White Book: A Contemporary Guide to Tarot, is now available. Reach Liz at lizworth.com

MarianneMarianne

Marianne is a professional tarot reader, bookseller, and purveyor of beautiful tarot decks from Sydney, Australia. Her birth card is The Hierophant, which she’s mostly fine with.

When not throwing cards, she’s probably reading a book, making crap art, or smooshing her face onto a cat. Find more Marianne at Two Sides Tarot, or on Instagram @twosidestarot.

Sarah GottesdienerSarah Gottesdiener

Sarah Faith Gottesdiener is a designer, art director, artist and intuitive living in Los Angeles.
She got her undergraduate from Smith College and her MFA in Design from CalArts.
She has worked for brands like Sephora, Nickelodeon, Ace Hotel, Wieden + Kennedy, and Nike.
Sarah's teaching experience includes art, design, visual literacy, and more at Otis College, Scripps College, and (FIDM). Her Many Moons workbooks share insights in how to work with the main phases of the Moon. She teaches tarot and moon beaming workshops at various spaces, and gives intuitive Tarot readings to interested parties.

Her spiritual website: visualmagic.infoModern Women is her intersectional feminist gear company. Find her on IG @gottesss. Photo of Sarah by Megan McIsaac.


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