Wintersong Tashlin (www.barkingshaman.com) is a shaman, magician, presenter, blogger, and erotic photographer who has been teaching and running rituals for over a decade. Employing pain and pleasure as tools for his spiritual work as well as kinky play, Winter teaches workshops on a variety of erotic, spiritual and sexual topics. He specializes in needle play, cbt, polyamory, roleplaying and playing with unusual fetishes, as well as LGBT issues, disability, and both erotic and non-erotic spiritual and magical topics. He is an assistant producer/programing coordinator for Dark Odyssey, and associate editor for The Bilerico Project, an LGBT politics & culture blog. Winter’s presenting history includes Kink Academy, Dark Odyssey, The Floating World, QueerPlayCon, Black Rose, and many other events and organizations. He is a council member of Clan Tashlin, an earth based teaching and magical order built around a unique relationship between people and the energies of the world around us, and has been featured in TV documentaries on topics such as polyamory, spirituality and genital integrity in both the United States and Great Britain. His photography has appeared in Salacious Magazine, on the websites of Crash Pad and Fruit Punch Productions, as well as in a number of both pagan and mainstream books.