Kelly Lydick received her MA in Writing and Consciousness from the New College of California, San Francisco (now at CIIS). Her writing has appeared in Drunken Boat, Switched-on Gutenberg, Mission at Tenth, Thema, and Tarpaulin Sky. Her nonfiction articles have appeared in Java, Western Art Collector, Santa Fean, and True Blue Spirit magazines, as well as on the home page of ElephantJournal.com. Her work has also been featured on NPR’s The Writers’ Block. She is the author of the chapbook We Once Were, and the experimental work, Mastering the Dream. In addition, Kelly holds professional certifications as a Meditation Facilitator, Past Life Healer, and Gateway Dreaming™ Coach. She teaches writing and metaphysical workshops throughout the United States, and offers private consultations through her company Waking the Dream. You can learn more about her work at www.kellylydick.com.