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Sam Woolfe
Sam Woolfe is a freelance writer based in London. His main areas of interest include mental health, mystical experiences, the history of psychedelics, and the philosophy of psychedelics.

Zeus Tipado

Zeus Tipado
Zeus Tipado is a neuroscientist based out of Los Angeles, California. He received his Mphil from the University of South Wales and will start his PhD in Neuroscience with a focus in psychedelics in 2022.

Natan Ponieman
Natan Ponieman is a writer, journalist and filmmaker covering psychedelics as they intersect with finance, culture, science, politics and spirituality. He’s a Forbes Contributor and serves as Head of Psychedelics Content at Benzinga.

Mags Tanev

Magdalena Tanev
Mags Tanev is a freelance writer and editor with a keen interest in sacred medicines, indigenous plant wisdom, and psychedelic science. She is based in Medellín, Colombia. You can find more of her work at

Sarah Rose Siskind

Sarah Rose Siskind
Sarah hosts a monthly live science comedy show on psychedelics and performs at comedy clubs around NYC. Previously, she was the head writer for Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Emmy-nominated TV show, StarTalk, and has written comedy for UCB, Fox, CBS, and the White House Press Correspondents Dinner.

Karla Tafra
Karla is a freelance writer, yoga teacher and nutritionist who’s been writing about nutrition, fitness, yoga, mindfulness, and overall health and wellness topics for over seven years. She’s written for numerous publications such as Healthline, Livesavvy,, Well + Good, and many others.

Jenn Sinrich
Jenn Sinrich is a freelance editor, writer and content strategist located in Boston, Massachusetts. She received her BA in journalism from Northeastern University and has more than a decade of experience working for a myriad of female-focused publications including SELF, Parents, Women’s Health, BRIDES, Martha Stewart Weddings and more.

Sian Ferguson
Sian Ferguson is a freelance writer based in Cape Town, South Africa and she has written for publications such as Healthline, Greatist, and Psych Central to name a few. She believes health content should inform and empower readers, not confuse them!

Dr. Rick Barnett
Dr. Rick Barnett is a licensed psychologist-doctorate, licensed alcohol and drug counselor with an additional Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology.

Caine Barlow, Mycologist

Caine Barlow, Mycologist

Caine Barlow is a fungi educator and mycologist. He has been foraging fungi for 30 years and cultivating fungi for 15 years. He has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Tasmania, and a Master of Science from the University of Melbourne. Caine works with Entheogenesis Australis, MYCOmmunity Applied Mycology, the Australian Psychedelic Society, and is a co-founder of the Entheome Foundation.

Amanda Siebert

Amanda Siebert

Amanda has written for The New York Times, Vice and The Dales Report, and is also a contributing writer for Forbes and Leafly. She is also the founder of Inside the Jar, an independent publication focusing on counter culture in the United States and Canada.

Ali McGhee, PhD

Ali McGhee, PhD

Ali McGhee has a PhD in English Literature from the University of Rochester. She is the Culture and Team Development Leader for 6AM City, and is a core faculty member at the Enneagram School of Awakening, as well as an International Enneagram Association (IEA) Accredited Professional. Her fiction and journalistic work has been published in Lucid News, the MAPS Bulletin, Scallywag, Dark Mountain, Slippery Elm Literary Journal, and Holler.

Lauren M Wilson

Lauren M. Wilson

Lauren M. Wilson is a five-time published author, freelance writer and editor. She has built a career on investigating cultural niches and her latest works, including three books, have focused on advancing the mainstream conversation on cannabis through education. She is currently diving into the psychedelic renaissance and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Noah Daly

Noah Daly

Currently charting the course of America’s changing drug policy at Lucid News and Marijuana Moment. I also write stories about street art and modern art culture for Up Magazine. Journalist/Professional generalist with prior experience in personal training, executive administration, research, multimedia marketing, and ghost writing. A lover of innovative ideas, surfing, and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu.

Scott C Jones

Scott C. Jones

Scott C. Jones is a writer and TV host based in Vancouver, BC. He’s the host of Heavily Pixelated, which you can find on iTunes, and hosted a TedTalk, which you can find on Youtube.