Tayannah Lee McQuillar is a tarot reader and researcher of religion, esoterica, and mysticism. The author of several books, including Rootwork (2003), Creole Fire (2017), Tupac Shakur: the Life and Times of an American Icon (2010) co-authored with Fred L. Johnson, PhD, as well as The Hoodoo Tarot and The Sibyls Oraculum with artwork by Katelan Foisy. Her upcoming book is Astrology for Mystics forthcoming from Inner Traditions (2021).

Follow her at Instagram: @tayannahleemcquillar

Contact her at: tlmcquillar [AT] gmail [DOT] com

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Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, who interviews psychoanalysts, psychologists, scholars, creative arts therapists, writers, poets, philosophers, artists & other intellectuals about their process, world events, the current state of mental health care, politics, culture, the arts & more. 

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Rendering Unconscious is also a book and e-book! Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics and Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019) 

Vanessa Sinclair, Psy.D. is a psychoanalyst based Stockholm, who sees clients internationally, specializing in offering quality psychoanalytic treatment remotely and online. Her books include Switching Mirrors (2016), The Fenris Wolf vol 9 (2017) co-edited with Carl Abrahamsson, On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (2018) co-edited with Manya Steinkoler, and Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: the Cut in Creation forthcoming from Routledge 2020. Dr. Sinclair is a founding member of Das Unbehagen: A Free Association for Psychoanalysis

The track playing at the end of the episode is titled “Make the Witches Come” from the album Coven. Words by Katelan Foisy. Vocals by Vanessa Sinclair and Katelan Foisy. Music by Carl Abrahamsson. Available from Highbrow Lowlife.

Many thanks to Carl Abrahamsson, who created the intro and outro music for Rendering Unconscious podcast.

Portrait of Tayannah Lee McQuillar