Bess Matassa, PhD

Bess Matassa, PhD

Bess Matassa is a New York-based astrologer and tarot reader. After completing a PhD in urban studies, she went rogue and started bringing heaven to earth through customized cosmic experiences ranging from astrological birth chart walking tours to zodiac perfume-making classes and tarot dance parties. She is the co-author of The Numinous Astro Deck (Sterling, 2019), author of the forthcoming Zodiac Signs: Leo and Virgo (Sterling, 2020), and has been a cosmic consultant for platforms and institutions including Teen Vogue, Apartment Therapy, Almay cosmetics, and the Rubin Museum of Art. Bess serves up mystical self-inquiry with a side of play, poetry, and pop music, harnessing the language of the cosmos to bring us deeper into the vivid world that surrounds us, and the luscious, lovable selves we already are.