Robert Moss teaches people around the world to transform, heal and optimize their lives. He is the creator of Active Dreaming, an original synthesis of dreamwork and shamanism. Born in Australia, he survived three near-death experiences in childhood. He leads creative and shamanic adventures all over the world, including a three-year training for teachers of Active Dreaming and online courses for the Shift Network. A former lecturer in ancient history at the Australian National University, he is a New York Times bestselling novelist, poet, and independent scholar. He is the author of numerous books about dreaming, shamanism, and imagination including Sidewalk Oracles, Conscious Dreaming, The Secret History of Dreaming, Dreaming the Soul Back Home, and The Boy Who Died and Came Back. He has lived in upstate New York since he received a message from a red-tailed hawk under an old white oak. He spends half the year there and the rest on the road. Visit him online at www.mossdreams.com.