Robert Moss is the creator of Active Dreaming, an original synthesis of modern dreamwork and shamanism. Born in Australia, he survived three near-death experiences in childhood. He leads popular seminars all over the world, including a three-year training for teachers of Active Dreaming. A former lecturer in ancient history at the Australian National University, he is a bestselling novelist, poet, journalist, and independent scholar. His nine books on dreaming, shamanism, and imagination include Conscious Dreaming, Dreamways of the Iroquois, The Three "Only" Things, The Secret History of Dreaming, Dreamgates, Active Dreaming, and Dreaming the Soul Back Home. His poetry collection, Here, Everything Is Dreaming, will be published in April, 2013.