Missing Witches Book

Our Missing Witches book is now available. Featured in: Vice: “The Best Books for Starting an Occult Library” Bust: “Dickens and Torok teach us what it means to create art, engage in activism, and exist at the intersection of witchcraft and feminism.” From the publisher: “A guide to invocations, rituals, and histories at the intersection…

Missing Witches Patreon

We are on Patreon! If you’re thinking about becoming a patron you should know: We’re so excited for you to join us and to get to know each other better! And we’re excited to shower our coven with magic and gifts! In case you’re wondering: We buy tons of books during the research process for our…

EP 97 Lughnasadh Meditation: If You Want To Say Yes, Say Yes

As we crafted Grain Mothers from clover, mint and meadowsweet to honour until Samhain, and knotted poppets out of corn husks, and talked through knots of feelings and tendrils of ideas, we did some field recordings. These became what we’re thinking of as a kind of meditation. We invite you to put it on in…

EP 94 JUNETEENTH Lakeesha Harris: Brave Together

To celebrate Juneteenth, Amy is joined by co-founder of Black Witch University, Lakeesha Harris – conjuring unapologetically for black liberation. Together we discuss Brave Spaces, Grace, Power, the necessity of Ancestor communication, Radical acts of Healing, Magic, Aries-Energy, Reproductive Justice, and Lakeesha’s multiple roles as teacher, activist, mother and Coven leader. “There is no safe…

EP 93 What Is A Shaman? Panel & FUNDRAISER

UPDATE: THE FUNDRAISER IS CLOSED. TOGETHER WE RAISED $2892 FOR NATIVE WOMEN’S SHELTERS!!! In this episode, inspired by the crazy events of January 2021, we ask: What is a Shaman? And: Who qualifies? We’ve gathered an INTERNATIONAL panel to discuss (among MANY other things) Indigenous and Nordic perspectives on the word Shaman, and together we…

EP 92 BELTANE 2021 Amy & Risa: Turning and Burning

In this episode, Amy and Risa take a patented Missing Witches Spiral of conversation around the Beltane Bonfire of Imagination. We dance around our future plans, our May fundraiser for Native Women’s Shelters (KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR THIS, WE’VE GOT SOME AMAZING RAFFLE PRIZES FOR DONORS), and our love of fire, literal and metaphorical….

Ep 91 WF Annwyn Avalon – We Are The Sacred Chalice And The Sacred Well

Annwyn Avalon, water witch, asks how can we – within our own practice, lives and cultural structures – create something that is supportive of other water protectors all over the globe. In conversation with Risa, Annwyn shares how she came to the path of the water priestess and her vision for how people all around…

EP 90 MW Scott Cunningham – There Can Be No Monopoly On Wisdom

This one goes out to the queer, and to the lonely. For so many of us who deviated down the occult aisles, Scott Cunningham was our first. We likely didn’t know he was gay, that wasn’t part of what he shared, but he made this other crucial choice that opened a magic and unexpected door…

EP 89 WF Emmie Tsumura – You Have To Believe In Magic

In this episode, Amy chats with an old friend: Artist, Activist and Cancer Warrior Emmie Tsumura about her Japanese ancestry, art-making, pigeons and her project Pigeons for the People. Emmie shares some of the best advice she ever received, a healer told her: You have to believe in Magic. Emmie assures listeners, when you are…

EP 88 Mayumi Oda – I Opened The Gate, Laughing

In this episode, Amy paints a picture of Goddess Artist, Anti-nuclear/Anti-War Activist, Shinto Buddhist, Gardener Mayumi Oda.Through Mayumi’s lens we’ll connect the Garden to the Land, war and nukes to paint and silks, art to activism, Hindu Gods to Buddhist monks, birth to death, and in death we return to the garden. mayumioda.net Referenced books…