Multi-disciplinary artist Lonesome Liz, (Elizabeth Bissette) was dubbed 'The Female Robert Johnson' by Southern Fried Magazine, in part due to her recognition as an authority on Southern Folk traditions.
Liz majored in Religious Studies and Philosophy at Barton College and Western Kentucky University. At Barton College, she learned Koine Greek and undertook independent Honors study in Gnosticism with Roger Bullard, one of the original translators of the Nag Hammadi Library.
She continued with post-graduate work in languages, studying Coptic at Union Theological Seminary with a second Nag Hammadi translator, Roger Brasher. She also conducted field studies of the Lucemi/Santeria faith in East New York and Hoodoo in the South Eastern U.S. She has presented academic lectures on the concept of the Crossroads in religion and Pop Culture based on these experiences and is currently developing a Hoodoo tarot deck.
Former Tarot, Astrology and Mythology editor for the popular sites Suite101.com and BellaOnline.com, she has additionally led workshops related to these topics for several years and was the Beginning Tarot instructor for Barnes and Noble's On-line University. Her interviews include popular talks with some of today's leading spiritual thinkers and authors, including Don Miguel Ruiz and Ochani Lele. Liz is featured in the best-selling Everything Ghost Hunting Book.