Tarot for Writers
All Levels | The Tarot may be hot these days for predicting the future, but did you know it can also be used as a tool for writing and creativity? By the end of this workshop, you’ll have gained a working overview of the Tarot; easily accessible ways to understand card symbolism; and techniques for utilizing the Tarot for storytelling, insight, and inspiration. No previous tarot experience required. Participants should come equipped with tools for writing and a tarot deck.
Kris Waldherr's many books for adults and children include The Book of Goddesses (Abrams), Bad Princess (Scholastic), and Doomed Queens (Crown), which The New Yorker praised as “utterly satisfying." Her debut novel The Lost History of Dreams (Atria) received a starred Kirkus review and was named a CrimeReads best book of the year. Her upcoming books include Unnatural Creatures: A Novel of the Frankenstein Women. Waldherr's fiction has won fellowships from the Virginia Center of the Creative Arts, and a works-in-progress reading grant from Poets & Writers. She is also the creator of the Goddess Tarot, which has over a quarter of a million copies in print, and teaches the Tarot to writers and other creatives. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.