The Between the Worlds community includes many fine presenters and ritualists from diverse pagan paths and backgrounds who offer (or have offered) workshops and rituals at the gathering. In addition to our facilitators, they have included (but are by no means limited to):
✴ S. Rune Emerson: Witch and founder of the Risting Tradition, Tarot reader, and teacher.
✴ Justin Crockett Elzie: Former Marine, now activist, actor, and author of Playing By the Rules.
✴ Storm Faerywolf: Artist, writer, poet, teacher, healer, and initiate of the F(a)eri(e) tradition of witchcraft. He holds the Black Wand of a Master Sorcerer, an honor bestowed by initiates from different lines of the tradition, most notably Feri Grandmaster Cora Anderson.
✴ Luckylicious: Host of the podcast Eat My Pagan Ass. Catch his interviews with Christopher Penczak and the Dragon Ritual Drummers at BTW 2011!
✴ Christopher Penczak Founder and Sagittarius Lead Minister of the Temple of Witchcraft, teacher, and author of numerous books, including the Temple of Witchcraftseries and Gay Witchcraft
✴ Matthew Sawicki: Proprietor of Witch & Famous, a traditional Witch of the Old Cunning Craft variety, who offers advice and consultation in Witchcraft, candle magick, and Tarot.
✴ Kirk Thomas: Archdruid of the Ár nDraíocht Féin (ADF). A strong believer in intentional community, he lives in Trout Lake, WA, and is in the process of creating an ADF monastery at Trout Lake Abbey.
✴ Rich Wandel: Wiccan elder Rich Wandel is a longtime gay activist, who joined the Gay Activists Alliance in 1970 and served as its president in 1972. He is a board member of the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York and a founding archivist of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center National History Archive.
✴ KC Wilkerson: Musical performer and author of Alchemy Astrology, Lost Key to the Philosopher’s Stone.
✴ Michael Lloyd: Co-founder and long-time facilitator of the festival, Michael is a Minoan Brotherhood high priest and the author of Bull of Heaven: The Mythic Life of Eddie Buczynski and the Rise of the New York Pagan
… amongst our many, many other fine teachers, ritualists, vendors, and community members!