Laurie Cabot, known as the "official Witch of Salem," has been a practicing Witch for more than 40 years. She conducts classes and seminars on Witchcraft as a science and, as founder of the Witches' League for Public Awareness, makes frequent media appearances on behalf of that organization. Cabot has two daughters, Jody and Penny, and lives in Salem, Massachusetts. Tom Cowan attended a Jesuit seminary and received a PhD in history from Saint Louis University. He has been a student and teacher of religions and mysticism since the 1960s. He frequently lectures and conducts workshops nationwide on various aspects of spirituality, Celtic shamanism, dreamwork, and creativity. The author or coauthor of more than 25 books, he lives in Highland, New York.