In 1962 Raymond Buckland came to the United States
from England, where he had written comedy scripts and was personal scriptwriter for a popular British comedian Ted Lune. Interested
in the occult for over sixty years, in the past forty years Raymond has had well over fifty books published (both fiction
and non-fiction), with nearly two million copies in print and translated into seventeen foreign languages. He has received
awards for his work and his books are featured in several national book clubs. He has served as Technical Director for movies,
working with Orson Wells, John Carradine, Vincent Price, and William Friedkin (director of The Exorcist). Of Romany
(Gypsy) descent, he is an authority on Gypsies and has written several books on that subject. Raymond has lectured at colleges
and universities across the country and has been the subject of articles in such newspapers and magazines as The New York
Times, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, New York Sunday News, National Observer, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Look Magazine,
Cosmopolitan, True, and many others.
Raymond Buckland has appeared on numerous national radio and television talk
shows such as The Virginia Graham Show, The Dick Cavett Show (appearing with Faye Dunaway), The Tom Snyder Tomorrow
Show, Barbara Walters' Not For Women Only, The Sally Jessy Raphael Show, and has been seen on BBC-TV,
England, RAI-TV, Italy, and CBC-TV, Canada. He has appeared extensively on stage in England and played small character parts
in movies in America. He has taught courses at colleges and universities and been a featured speaker at conferences and workshops.
He is listed in a number of reference works including Contemporary Authors, Who’s Who In America, Men of Achievement,
and International Authors’ and Writers’ Who’s Who.
Recent works include The Spirit
Book, Buckland’s Book of Spirit Communications, Wicca For One, and The Buckland Spirit Board.
A DVD version of his Wicca video is now two hours in length: Rebirth of the Old Religion.
Re-released is the
popular Buckland Romani Tarot book and deck, now published by Galde Press - who also bring you Ray's new fantasy
novel The Torque of Kernow.
A prolific author, Raymond Buckland is currently working on his autobiography and
three new Victorian mystery novels. Recently published is his Weiser's Field Guide to Ghosts, which has won the First
Annual Occult Detective Award for Best Paranormal Release of 2010. Also from Weiser is Buckland's Book of Gypsy Magic. The new Solitary Seance
(Llewellyn) is now available and Pendraig Publishing has produced Ray's Buckland's Domino Divination and reprinted
his Buckland's Practical Color Magick. Pendraig Publishing also offers Ray's exciting new Victorian mystery-thriller
that involves the Order of the Golden Dawn together with the Illuminati. It's called Golden Illuminati. This is available
not only in book form but also on Amazon's Kindle. Today Ray lives on a small farm in north-central Ohio, with his wife Tara,
a Chihuahua named Chico and a Chihuahua mix named Lupe'.
OUT Raymond on Facebook: Facebook/Raymond Buckland. Also his new Facebook Page under "Raymond Buckland's Books"
(http://www.facebook.com/pages/Raymond-Bucklands-Books/128600560532920?v=wall) and his Fan Page:
Raymond has just signed a multi-book contract with The Penguin Group (Berkley Prime Crime)
for a new Victorian Mystery
series: THE BRAM STOKER DARK MYSTERIES.
|Cover of new Victorian mystery-thriller