Susan Sheppard Bio

Susan Sheppard is a life-long paranormal investigator, researcher and psychic experiencer. Her West Virginia childhood was marked by a wide range of unusual experiences such as growing up near one of the first Mothman sightings, encounters with the Men in Black, sensing ghost and spirits as well as other manifestations of the mysterious and the unknown at an early age. Her grandmother was a psychic medium and her favorite aunt a practicing spiritualist who taught her the art of the seance and other spiritual traditions. 

Susan is a well-known psychic medium, a self-taught astrologer, a talented artist-poet and masterful storyteller. Her areas of expertise are ghosts and hauntings, non-human spirits, fairies and fairy lore, astrology charts and forecasts, psychic dimensions, cryptozoology, Indrid Cold, Men in Black, Mothman, past lives and reincarnation, tarot and cartomancy, Appalachian folklore, remote viewing, divine magick, astral travel, Wicca & Witchcraft, ancient origins, creative writing in various genres, DNA studies, Native Americans, tribal wisdom and spiritual growth. 

Susan Sheppard is the creator and main story-teller for the Haunted Parkersburg Ghost Tours, the founder of the Sacred Way Astrologers and Spirituality organization. She is also a founding member of West Virginia Writers, Inc. 

Susan has been involved with the paranormal all of her life. Her first encounters with spirits was when she was only four years old.  She has remained true to her interests in practicing and studying the unknown. She has appeared on national television shows, movies and radio broadcasts.  Those who visit the ghost tours will find her a masterful story-teller with a deep knowledge of the supernatural and the unseen worlds. 

Susan is Delaware-Shawnee Native American as well as Irish, French and Swedish. 

For public speaking and event inquiries, you can contact Susan Sheppard at or at (304) 991-0418 and also at (304) 428-7978

Books & Oracles Published

The Phoenix Cards 1990 (Destiny Books)

A Witch's Runes 1998 (Citadel Publishing)

Astrological Guide to Seduction & Romance 2000 (Citadel Publishing)

The Gallows Tree 2006 (PublishAmerica)

Cry of the Banshee 2010 (Quarrier Press)

Balefire 2015 (Crisis Chronicles)

Black Moon Astrology Cards 2017 (Blue Angel Publishing)

Television Appearances

Mysteries at the Museum

Creepy Canada

Scariest Places on Earth

Destination America

Mysteries & Monsters

Daybreak WTAP-TV


Mystery Hunters

Canadian Broadcasting

Travel Channel 

ABC Family Channel



Eyes of the Mothman (Indrid Cold & Men in Black)

White Zombie 2014 (Screenwriter and Producer)


Print Media

Fate Magazine

Omni Magazine

Seventeen Magazine

Magical Blend

American Astrology

Dell Horoscope

Magical Almanac

Twilight Zone Magazine

Rolling Stone

Llewellyn's Spell-A-Day Book

Charleston Daily Mail

Two Lane Living

Parkersburg News

Radio Shows

Beyond the Paranormal

Fox Radio Roanoke Virginia

Internet Talk Radio with Tara Sutphen

Divine Truth Revolution Radio

Poet & The Poem

(and many other radio shows)

Poetry Awards

In Pittsburgh Poetry Award

Sri Chimnoy Poetry Prize

Caddo Award

Edgar Allan Poe Memorial Poetry Prize

West Virginia Spring Writing Competition

(More than a dozen awards and prizes)

West Virginia Arts & Humanities Poetry Fellowship

Poetry Publications


River Styx

Ohio Review

Earth's Daughters

Fed From the Blade

Pennsylvania Review




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Catching the Crow

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Cry of the Banshee

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