Amanda is a writer, artist, professional witch, and Oracle of Los Angeles. Her work has been widely reported in global press and she leads classes and workshops on magic and witchcraft at cultural institutions and universities. She is the author of Initiated.
Amanda Yates Garcia is a writer, witch, and the Oracle of Los Angeles. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The London Times, The Believer, CNN, Salon, and more, including a viral appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight. She has led rituals, classes, and workshops on magic and witchcraft at UCLA, UC Irvine, MOCA Los Angeles, The Hammer Museum, LACMA, The Getty, Human Resources, MOCA Tucson, and others. She is the host of the tarot podcast Between the Worlds, and her first book, Initiated: Memoir of a Witch, which came out in October 2019, has been translated into six languages.