Patricia Lafayllve is a published author whose works include "Freyja, Lady, Vanadis: An Introduction to the Goddess" and the forthcoming "A Practical Heathen's Guide to Asatru." She has been pagan since 1987, a trance worker for nineteen years, and a heathen for fourteen years. Patricia is a long-time member and leader in an organization called The Troth, which is a resource for heathenry.

She has served The Troth as the Connecticut and New England Steward, the High Steward, a Redeswoman, Assistant Steerswoman and Steerswoman. She founded The Troth's Lore Program, was its first Provost, and is currently serving as a Dean. She is a Troth-certified Godwoman, or member of the Clergy. Patricia is a Freyjasgythja and a proud member of Two Ravens Kindred.