The annual COVR (Coalition of Visionary Retailers) awards were announced this weekend at INATS in Denver. 5 of our 6 nominated Llewellyn titles won 2019 COVR Awards:
Kitchen Table Tarot, by Melissa Cynova (Divination Books Category; GOLD MEDAL WINNER/BOOK OF THE YEAR)
Sigil Witchery, by Laura Tempest Zakroff (Shamanism & Wicca Books Category; GOLD MEDAL WINNER)
Tarot in Wonderland, by Barbara Moore & Eugene Smith (Tarot Products Category; GOLD MEDAL WINNER)
Carl Llewellyn Weschcke, by Melanie Marquis (Autobiographical & Biographical Books Category; BRONZE MEDAL WINNER)
Queer Magic, by Tomás Prower (Contemporary Spirituality Category; BRONZE MEDAL
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Tomás Prower, author of La Santa Muerte and the new Queer Magic.
Well, can they? Queer magic, on the surface, appears to be a new phenomenon. It seems like the positive result of the liberalizing of society and the globally increasing acceptance of queer individuals. With the fertile ground of open-mindedness and tolerance, queer people appear to be finally free to develop their own magic. But is this really true? And if so, is it a type of magic that hetero cisgender people can do? Should they do it?
I know, that's a lot of if/then questions in succession, but let's briefly tackle each answer one by one starting with queer magic being