Getting Witchy With Bethany Moore, Author of ‘A Witch’s Tale: the Taming of a Daemon


“I was excited to connect with Leza on her podcast Get Lit with Leza‘ as someone who also shares a love for poetry, witchcraft, and “tragedy queens” like Lana Del Rey and Sylvia Plath. It was super fun chatting with Leza on the show about healing the Self through ritual and plant medicine, and also sharing our stories of how we came into our spiritual paths.”

Bethany Moore




I had a rad time talking to Bethany on this episode. We talked about the medical benefits of marijuana, finding Goddess spirituality, Wicca, and her witchy tale, A Witch’s Tale: the Taming of a Daemon. We were both drinking dark beers & took 3 pee breaks. Join us on this very special & drunken episode of GET LIT WITH LEZA








Bethany Moore, born September 20, 1982, is a poet, witch, and activist who has published in various online journals and print magazines. She has been writing poetry and practicing Paganism since before the age of twelve, and enjoys the study of healing, alchemy, and ritual work. Moore is also an activist who has published in various online journals and print magazines. She is also a singer and lyricist, and has recorded and performed with two bands, Dead Violets and Burntsystems. She produced an album with Burntsystems in 2013 called Witchrock.

In the early 2000s, she participated in spoken-word poetry circles in Washington, D.C., and works in multimedia and communications projects for important causes. Some of her work history includes recording audio with native speakers for the National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland, serving as campaign project manager at Americans United for Separation of Church and State, as well as communications management for National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) including hosting a weekly podcast on

For more information about “The Cicada and the Firefly: a study of love and insects”, “Weather Magick: a collection of poetry and witchcraft

​or “A Witch’s Tale: the taming of a daemon” ​

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About Leza Cantoral

Leza Cantoral is a human who lives on the internet. She is the editor of Tragedy Queens: Stories Inspired by Lana Del Rey & Sylvia Plath, host of Get Lit With Leza podcast, author of Cartoons in the Suicide Forest, & editor in chief of CLASH Books. She blogs at Twitter, IG, FB @lezacantoral

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