John Michael Greer

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Born in the gritty Navy town of Bremerton, Washington , and raised in the Seattle suburbs, John Michael Greer has been writing since a few minutes after he learned to hold a pencil. The author of more than sixty current and forthcoming books on subjects ranging from ceremonial magic and Druid nature spirituality to alternative economics and the future of industrial society, he is also a prolific blogger and regular guest on dozens of podcasts. He has been initiated in Golden Dawn, Druid, and Masonic lineages, spent twelve years as Grand Archdruid of the Ancient Order of Druids in America, and is currently writing a series of quirky fantasy novels. He lives in East Providence, RI with his wife Sara.

Features contributed to The Witches' Almanac:

The Art of Geomancy The Witches’ Almanac 2018, p127


Paths of Wisdom: The Magical Cabala in the Western Tradition, Llewellyn 1996; Thoth Publications 2005; Aeon Books 2017
Circles of Power: Ritual Magic in the Western Tradition, Llewellyn 1997; Salamander and Sons 2012; Aeon Books 2017
Inside a Magical Lodge, Llewellyn, 1998
Earth Divination, Earth Magic: A Practical Guide to Geomancy, Llewellyn 1999 (out of print) Natural Magic: Potions and Powers from the Magical Garden, Llewellyn 2000; relaunched 2005 as The Encyclopedia of Natural Magic)
Monsters: An Investigator’s Guide to Magical Beings, Llewellyn, 2001
The New Encyclopedia of the Occult, Llewellyn, 2003
Learning High Magic: Theory and Practice for the Solitary Apprentice, with Earl King Jr. and Clare Vaughn, Red Wheel/Weiser, 2004
The Druidry Handbook
, Red Wheel/Weiser, June 2005
A World Full of Gods: An Inquiry into Polytheism
ADF Press, 2005
The Academy of the Sword by Gerard Thibault d’Anvers.
Translation of original publication 1630, Chivalry Bookshelf 2005; Aeon Books 2017
Pagan Prayer Beads,
with Clare Vaughn; Weiser 2005
The Element Encyclopedia of Secret Societies
, HarperElement 2006
The Druid Magic Handbook,
Red Wheel/Weiser 2007
Atlantis: Ancient Legacy, Hidden Prophecy,
Llewellyn 2007
The Long Descent: A User’s Guide to the End of the Industrial Age,
New Society, 2008
The Fires of Shalsha;
fiction, Starseed Press 2008; Founders House 2015
The Art and Practice of Geomancy,
Red Wheel/Weiser 2009
The UFO Phenomenon,
Llewellyn 2009
The Ecotechnic Future: Envisioning a Post-Peak World,
New Society2009
Picatrix; translation, with Christopher Warnock;
original publication 1256, Renaissance Astrology 2010
Secrets of the Lost Symbol,
Llewellyn 2010
The Wealth of Nature: Economics as if Survival Mattered
, New Society 2011
Apocalypse Not, Viva Editions 2011
The Druid Grove Handbook,
Starseed Press 2011
The Druid Revival Reader,
edited; Starseed Press 2011
Mystery Teachings from the Living Earth: An Introduction to Spiritual Ecology,
Red Wheel/Weiser 2012
The Blood of the Earth: An Essay on Magic and Peak Oil
Scarlet Imprint 2012
Green Wizardry,
New Society 2013
Not the Future We Ordered: Peak Oil, Psychology, and the Myth of Progress,
Karnac 2013
The Celtic Golden Dawn,
Llewellyn, 2013
The Gnostic Celtic Church: A Manual and Book of Liturgy,
Starseed Press 2013
Star’s Reach: A Novel of the Deindustrial Future;
fiction; Founders House 2014
Decline and Fall: The End of Empire and the Future of Democracy in 21st Century America,
New Society 2014
Twilight’s Last Gleaming; fiction;
Karnac 2015
After Progress: Reason and Religion at the End of the Industrial Age,
New Society 2015
Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush: the Best of the Archdruid Report
Founders House 2015
The Golden Dawn, by Israel Regardie; edited; Llewellyn 2015
Dark Age America: Climate Change, Cultural Collapse, and the Long Road Ahead,
New Society 2016
The Weird of Hali: Innsmouth;
fiction; Arcane Wisdom 2016
The Secret of the Temple: Earth Energies, Sacred Geometry, and the Lost Keys of Freemasonry,
Llewellyn, 2016
Doctrine and Ritual of High Magic, by Eliphas Levi;
translation, with Mark Mikituk; Tarcher 2017
The Weird of Hali: Kingsport;
fiction; Arcane Wisdom 2017
Coelbren: The Lost Alphabet of the Welsh Bards,
Llewellyn 2017
The Retro Future,
New Society 2017
An Archdruid’s Tales;
collected short fiction; Founders House 2017
The Occult Book, Sterling Publications 2017)
The Archdruid Report: The Coming of Peak Oil,
Collected Essays 2006-7, Founders House 2017

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