Fisher, Andrew Joseph Hilton

Andrew Joseph Hilton (Joe) Fisher (1947–2001) was an author, journalist, and instructor. Born in Bristol, England, Joe Fisher immigrated in 1971 to Toronto, Canada, where he became well known for his publications investigating the authenticity of particular Channeling and Reincarnation cases. During his journalism career, he was an investigative reporter for the Toronto Star and the Toronto Sun.

Fisher became interested in the paranormal in the mid-1970s. He authored Predictions (1980), The Case for Reincarnation (1984), Life Between Life: Scientific Explorations into the Void Separating One Incarnation from the Next (with Joel Whitton, 1986), and Hungry Ghosts: An Investigation into Channelling and the Spirit World (1990).

Fisher had negative conclusions about Survival After Death, even though he appeared to believe in it. And in Hungry Ghosts, he sought to prove the existence of SPIRIT GUIDES, without success. Fisher concluded that the guides were earthbound spirits unable to admit that they were dead.


  • Fisher, Joe. The Case for Reincarnation. Toronto, Ontario: Collins Publishers, 1984.
    ———. Hungry Ghosts: An Investigation into Channeling and the Spirit World. Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1990.


The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits– Written by Rosemary Ellen Guiley – September 1, 2007