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About Me

After years as a newpaper reporter and magazine editor, I now teach writing at a small university in the American West.


(as author or co-author)

Ghost Tales of Cripple Creek

The Encyclopedia of Heresies & Heretics

With Evan John Jones, Sacred Mask, Sacred Dance.

Her Hidden Children: The Rise of Wicca and Paganism in America.

(as editor)

The four-volume Witchcraft Today series, Llewellyn

With Graham Harvey, The Paganism Reader, Routledge

Other current projects include editing a Pagan Studies book series for AltaMira Press.

I also serve as editor of The Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studes, published by Equinox Publishing in London

~Chas S. Clifton
August 2006

Email: chas (dot) clifton( at) mac (dot) com


My publishers, past and present

Little London Press
Llewellyn Publications
AltaMira Press

Non-literary projects:

Working on "Moon Unit," a 1973 Jeep CJ-5

Getting to know some of the Solanaceae.