Ellen Evert Hopman (Massachusetts) has contributed to several Pagan journals and is a popular author of Druidry-related titles. A former teacher at the Grey School of Wizardry, Hopman has been active in American Druidism since 1984. She is a member of the Grey Council of Mages and Sages, co-founder and former co-chief of the Order of the Whiteoak (Ord na Darach Gile), a master herbalist, and a registered herbalist of the American Herbalists Guild.
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"A fascinating and romantic historical novel rooted in the author's deep knowledge of Celtic Druidism."--Isaac Bonewits, ArchDruid emeritus of Ar nDraiocht Fein (A Druid Fellowship)
"A lively tale of ancient Druids and Irish warriors based on substantial research into Celtic history and tradition. While set in a richly imagined ancient Ireland, Priestess of the Forest: A Druid Journey offers an intriguing vision of a Druid path with lessons to teach the modern world."--John Michael Greer, Grand ArchDruid, Ancient Order of Druids in America
"From the very beginning I was drawn into this story and found myself mesmerized by it. It is a tale which rings with sincerity, warmth, color, and depth."--Philip Carr-Gomm, Chosen Chief of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids
"An authentically human tale of love, hope, and survival. Once I started reading, I was held captive until the very last page."--Christopher A. LaFond, Druid Harper and professor of languages, Boston College
"Wisewomen and clever men are in for a treat in this magnificent book; another thread in the re-weaving of our sacred wisdom."--Susun Weed, wisewoman, herbalist, and author
"[A] beautiful expression of [Hopman's] life drenched in the smells and songs of the herbs that are important to her craft."--The Druid Network
"Hopman's ability to incorporate moving and beautiful examples of ritual into the narrative without too much disruption demonstrates a nascent talent for blending historical scholarship, modern practice and individual inspiration into effective story-telling."--Bond of Druids: A Druid Journal
"This narrative is a beautiful glance back at pagan culture, Druidic practices and rituals, and daily Celtic life."--Historical Novels Review
"I highly recommend this book equally to readers who are new to the Celtic tradition as well as those who practice Druidism or related earth-based spirituality."--Inner Tapestry Holistic Journal