Haunted Parkersburg's founder, Susan Sheppard, was a writer by trade. To order her books and card decks online, click the covers below!
*For MOV locals, Susan's books can be found for sale at The Blennerhassett Hotel, The Parkersburg Art Center and Wit & Whimzy in Marietta.
Susan's writing has been published in Rolling Stone, Seventeen, Fate Magazine, Omni Magazine, Magical Blend, American Astrology, Dell Horoscope, Magical Almanac, Twilight Zone Magazine, Llewellyn's Spell-A-Day Book, Two Lane Living and more.
Her poetry is included in dozens of collections, some of which are: Nimrod, River Styx, Ohio Review, Earth's Daughters, Fed From the Blade, Pennsylvania Review, Backcountry, Stride, Lolblolly, and Catching the Crow.
Susan was the proud the recipient of many poetry awards, including: The Edgar Allan Poe Memorial Poetry Prize, the West Virginia Arts & Humanities Poetry Fellowship, the In Pittsburgh Poetry Award, the Sri Chimnoy Poetry Prize, The Caddo Award and more.
Born of the popular Haunted Parkersburg Tours, Cry of the Banshee is a comprehensive guide to the hauntings and tales of the paranormal in West Virginia and along the Ohio River. To buy, click the cover above!
The Black Moon Astrology Cards give you access to the tangible wisdom contained in the heavens above. This deck makes the principles and revelations of astrology accessible to all. To buy, click the cover above!
Susan's most widely published work, The Phoenix Cards, have been translated into many languages. This is the first method of divination especially created for delving into your past lives. To buy, click the cover above!
Glamoury, Susan's final work, is a collection of 59 narrative poems. WV Poet Laureate, Marc Harshman, calls it "an accomplished volume that should prove the crowning achievement for this fine poet whose literary forebears must surely include... Margaret Atwood." Click the cover to buy!