Rachel Pollack is considered one of the World's foremost authorities on the modern interpretation of the tarot. She is also a poet, an award-winning novelist, and a tarot card and comic book artist.
She has published 12 books on the tarot, including 78 Degrees of Wisdom (Thorsons, 1998), considered a modern classic and the bible of tarot reading. Its marriage of common sense, wide-ranging knowledge, and esoteric awareness have inspired many tens of thousands of readers worldwide to a deeper knowledge of the Tarot.
She is a member of the American Tarot Association, the International Tarot Society, and the Tarot Guild of Australia. With fellow tarot author Mary Greer, she has taught at the famed Omega Institute for the past fifteen years. She has been conferred the title of Tarot Grand Master by the Tarot Certification Board, an independent body located in Las Vegas, Nevada.