The Art Of The Esoteric Book: An Interview With William Kiesel

William Kiesel is the publisher of Ourobors Press, the founder or the Seattle’s Esoteric Book Conference (which will be held on September 6 and 7 this year), and co-editor of Clavis: a Journal of Occult Arts, Letters and Experience.

Ouroboros Press has become known as one of the major, high-quality publishers of books on Western esotericism and related spiritual traditions. Works released by the press include the Theatrum Chemicum Britannicum, Picatrix Volume 2, and the Monarchia of Paracelsus. We speak to William about esoteric book publishing and the world of Western esotericism today.


Ouroboros Press
William Kiesel interviewed by Occult of Personality
Ars Obscura Bookbinding
Seattle Esoteric Book Conference
Clavis — a Journal of Occult Arts, Letters and Experience
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Lino Rise — “Initiate Frame I”.

Examining an occult diagram

Peering into the unknown: examining a page of the Tabula Lunarium published by Ouroboros Press and Viatorium Press.