Anastasia Wasko is an artist, writer, and energy worker from New York/New Jersey area and currently living in New Orleans, Louisiana. With a BA in Transpersonal Psychology from Sofia University (formerly Institute of Transpersonal Psychology), her creative output is largely informed by psychological processes and engaging with reality on the subtle, energetic level. Wasko’s fiction and creative non-fiction writing have appeared in Space Cowboy’s Simultaneous Times podcast, Thrive Global, and in Journal of Exceptional Experiences. Her debut work of autofiction SevenThirteen was self-published in 2003.
Wasko spent several years working on Mindfield, the official publication of the Parapsychological Association. Her copyediting work has covered a wide range of material as well, from nanotechnology to anti-racist organizing.
Wasko’s energy work practice focuses transformation through reiki, homa, guided meditation, and astrological insight. She is an advanced reiki practitioner (Usui lineage). Wasko has studied ayurveda and yoga culture for many years. Dr Vasant Lad and Ma Bha are her most profound teachers. She is currently exploring evolutionary astrology and psychosynthesis as additional tools to access higher purpose and achieve wholeness and inner peace.