About Marjorie Jensen

Marjorie Jensen is a poet, dancing maenad, bibliophile, educator, witch, and editor of Arcana: the Tarot Poetry Anthology. She studied intersections of writing and magic at Mills College and taught tarot writing workshops at U.C. Berkeley and Liminal.

Tarocchi Sola Busca

The 15th century Tarocchi Sola Busca is both familiar and baffling. I became interested in

The Way of the Lover, by Ross Heaven

I recommend The Way of the Lover for those who are struggling in darkness

Five essential books of tarot fiction

Tarot is a site of transference between art and literature. The images in many

The Fortune Teller, by Gwendolyn Womack

The Fortune Teller by Gwendolyn Womack is, at its best, a Three of Cups

Poetry to deepen your understanding of tarot

I find the act of reading poetry to be similar to the act of

The Art of Shadowscapes Tarot

The Art of Shadowscapes Tarot is a fun coffee-table book, and makes a great

Trance Dancing with the Jinn, by Yasmin Henkesh

Yasmin Henkesh’s Trance Dancing with the Jinn added a new spark to my autodidactic

Jailbreaking the Goddess, by Lasara Firefox Allen

I highly recommend Jailbreaking the Goddess to people who are unfamiliar with intersectional feminism

Romance of the Grail, by Joseph Campbell

Romance of the Grail brings together some of Joseph Campbell lectures on Arthurian myths

Siolo Thompson discusses her Linestrider Tarot

Recently, Siolo Thompson and I got together to talk about creating her Linestrider deck,

Shadowscapes Coloring Book

The Shadowscapes Coloring Book is a good tool for calming anxiety. It offers a

Impressionist Tarot

Inspired by the 19th century art movement, The Impressionist Tarot lends itself to creative