Kelly Lydick received her B.A. in Writing and Literature from Burlington College, Vermont, and her M.A. in Writing and Consciousness from the New College of California, San Francisco (now California Institute of Integral Studies).
Her writing has appeared in ditch: poetry that matters, shady side review, SwankSpeak! and Java Magazine. She’s also had writing published in Gently Read Literature, Switched-on Gutenberg, Mission At Tenth, and Thema, and others.
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 (Pure Carbon Publishing, AZ), and the experimental work, Mastering the Dream (Second Story Books, CA).
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, www.kellylydick.com/WakingtheDream.html.