Katie Ness is an artist, writer and wellness teacher specialising in women’s spirituality and feminine creativity from antiquity to modern day, specifically creativity for the occult and magick. She has a BA Hons in Fine Art with UCLAN and her MA is forthcoming. Much of her poetry, articles and essays centre around feminine folklore, wellbeing, body horror and healing, mysticism and the freedom of travel.

She has performed her poetry and prose at a number of events such as Burning Woman Festival, Be Woman Project’s Navratri Festival and The C Word Mag Events. Katie has lent her voice to two book projects focussed on empowering women’s voices entitled–Phoenix Rising Memoir Collection curated by Olivia Beardsmore and Wild Wombyn Rising Essay Collection curated by Lisa Bardell.

She is a contributing writer for Kindred Spirit Magazine and Femme Occulte. Below you can see a list of her publications both digital and in print. Katie is currently studying diplomas in Celtic Mythology and the History of Ritual and Magic.

She is working on a collection of 13 short stories and new poetry. She lives for Creativity, Travel and the liberation of being free spirited.


Short Stories

  • Mulberry Literary Magazine – Rebecca’s Requiescat: I Dream that you Forgive me and my Body turns to Water
  • Kooshti Lollipop Sherbet Cunt, Short Story (forthcoming)
  • The Grief Keepers, short story coming soon
  • Caroline, short story coming soon
  • Oodies Cafe and secrets in the Orchard, Short story coming soon
  • The Nymph of Pendle Lake, Short story coming soon
  • Mr Blizzard’s Body, Short story coming soon
  • Beyond the Black Pool (Marton Mere bogmaid), Short story coming soon

Occult Essays/Articles

  • Kindred Spirit Magazine Spring Issue 2021 (Print)- A Return to the Sacred Circle
  • Kindred Spirit Magazine Winter Issue 2021(Print)- Hekate: Beyond the Threshold
  • Kindred Spirit Magazine Summer issue 2022 (Print)-Word Witchery & Poetic Priestesses
  • Kindred Spirit Magazine- Winter Isuee 2023 (Print)– Cacao Connection
  • Femme Occulte Autumn Issue 2022 (Print)- The 8 Lunar Personality Types
  • Femme Occulte Winter Issue 2022 (Print)- Aphrodite: Beyond Love & Desire
  • Femme Occulte Autumn Issue 2023 (Print)– Rhiannon: Goddess of Grief, Grace and Faery Grooves
  • Witches Magazine Spring Issue 2023 (Print) -Betwixt between Wings & Dreams: An essay of death and grief in association with the supernatural
  • Witches Magazine Winter Issue 2023 (Print)- Working with the Goddess Rhiannon
  • The History of Magickal dolls: Shabtis, Poppets, Spirit Dolls & Haunted Dolls (TBA)
  • Witchology (TBA 2023 Print)- Rhiannon: The Holy lady of Devotion, Death & Dreams


Travel Articles & Essays

  • Wonderful Travel Memoirs written by Women-(Forthcoming)
  • Nature Memoirs written by Women- (Forthcoming)
  • Sacred Feminine Sites to visit around Britain (TBA)
  • Occult Lancashire: The forgotten lore of the Water Country (TBA)


  • Aphrodite Fever Dream Poetry Chapbook (to be published with Undressed Society, fourthcoming summer of 2023)
  • Juggernaut Chapbook, coming next year 2024 with Dark30 Poetry Publishing
  • Beyond the Black Pool and other short stories– Collection of 13 short stories (Forthcoming 2024)
  • Phoenix Rising Memoir Collection- Memoirs of A Mermaid: nom de plume Selkie Wild