(Meet Mago Contributor) Bart Everson

I needed a current headshot for a grant. Yes, I wrote a grant proposal, first time ever, and it was funded. Thanks to Olivia for taking this photo.

Bart Everson is a writer, a photographer, a baker of bread, a husband and a father. His formative years were spent in Indiana and northern Sweden, and he has lived in New Orleans since 1999. An award-winning videographer, he is co-creator of Rox, the first TV show on the internet. As a media artist, he works at Xavier University of Louisiana in the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development, with an emphasis on technology, social justice, ecological wisdom and contemplative pedagogy. He helped found the Green Party of Louisiana as well as Friends of Lafitte Greenway, a nonprofit that has played a key role in constructing a greenway through the heart of New Orleans. In addition to writing 

columns for Mid-City Messenger and Humanistic Paganism, his work has appeared in Red Rock Review and the collections Please Forward, Godless Paganism and Finding the Masculine in Goddess’ Spiral. His new book is Spinning in Place: A Secular Humanist Embraces the Neo-Pagan Wheel of the Year. Currently he is working to establish a local chapter of the Green Party in New Orleans. More at BartEverson.com.