Julian Vayne is a British occultist and writer with over three decades of experience exploring esoteric culture: from Druidry to Chaos Magick, from indigenous American shamanism through to Freemasonry and Wicca.
During this time Julian has written for numerous underground esoteric journals, contributed to various collections of essays, and for two years edited Pagan Voice, a monthly UK based Pagan newspaper.
Books by Julian include;
Pharmakon: Drugs and the Imagination, Magick Works: Stories of occultism in theory and practice and Deep Magic Begins here... Tales and His co-authored works include Seeds of Magick (with Catherine Summers), Now That's What I Call Chaos Magick (with Greg Humphries),The Book of Baphomet (with Nikki Wyrd) and most recently Chaos Craft (with Steve Dee).
Julian has contributed articles to academic publications including The New Generation Witches: Teenage Witchcraft in Contemporary Culture and Seeking the Sacred With Psychoactive Substances: Chemical Paths to Spirituality and God
He is a founding member of Transform Drug Policy Foundation and Chair of The Friends of The Boscastle Museum of Witchcraft. A regular speaker at conferences on the subject of contemporary occultism and magic he is a also a museum educator and in that capacity is the author of Wonderful Things: Learning with Museum Objects.
His most recent book is the much celebrated Getting Higher; The Manual of Psychedelic Ceremony