Laurie Cabot, known as the "Official Witch of Salem," is an ordained High Priestess descended from Celtic ancestry. Having practiced Witchcraft for over forty years, she founded the Cabot Tradition of the Science of Witchcraft. She also founded the Witches' League for Public Awareness (WLPA) and most recently the Project Witches Protection (PWP), both anti-defamation organizations aimed at correcting the many misconceptions about Witchcraft. She is the author of Power of the Witch, Love Magic, Celebrate the Earth, and The Witch in Every Woman. Her books have been published in the United Kingdom, Japan, Italy, Brazil, and Russia. Laurie is a popular lecturer and teacher who has spoken on spiritual well-being and Celtic Witch mythology at Wellesley College, Salem State College, Rutgers College, and Interface, among others. Her frequent television and radio appearances, including Unsolved Mysteries, Oprah, and National Public Radio, have helped educate the public about the goodness of Witchcraft, our planet's oldest Nature religion. She lives and works in Salem, Massachusetts.
Laurie opened the first Witch shop in America. Currently she is the owner of The Cat, The Crow, and The Crown, a magical Witch's cottage filled with the wonder and mystery of the old ways, in Salem, Massachusetts.