Kelly Lydick received her M.A. in Writing and Consciousness from the New College of California. Her writing has appeared in Guernica, The Rumpus, Drunken Boat, Switched-on Gutenberg, Natural Awakenings, Java, and True Blue Spirit magazines, and many others. Her work has also been featured on NPR’s The Writers’ Block. She is the author of the experimental, Mastering the Dream, and she is a contributing author to Dreams That Change Our Lives. She is a member of the co-founding editorial board and Associate Editor of Immanence Journal.
Kelly holds certifications as a Meditation Facilitator, Reiki Master, Crystal Reiki Master, and Gateway Dreaming™ Coach. She teaches writing and personal development workshops, and offers private consultations through her company Waking the Dream.
In 2016, Kelly was honored by the internationally-renowned Omega Institute of Rhinebeck, New York with a Juno Award for excellence in women’s leadership for her service-based business.
She holds professional memberships with the International Association for the Study of Dreams, where she has presented her work on dream studies, the Academy of American Poets, and the Arizona Authors Association.