Jen Sonstein Maidenberg, M.A. is a writer, researcher, and dreamworker. Her professional experience includes 20+ years as a branding and content specialist, and ten years as a tech marketing executive. Her knowledge spans multiple industries, including cloud computing, book and newspaper publishing, health and wellness, and spirituality. She spent 7 years living and working in Israel. She now resides in New Jersey with her three children.
As a freelance journalist, Jen has reported for multiple news outlets — including The Times of Israel and the Arizona Jewish Post — covering books, literature, healing therapies, science, technology, psychic phenomena, community activism, and cultural events.
While living in the Northern Israel kibbutz community of Hannaton from 2010-2017, Jen received a Master of Arts degree at the Shaindy Rudoff Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Bar-Ilan University.
Jen’s essays and poems have been featured in Medium’s Human Parts, Psychology Today, Proximity, Split Lip, Queen Mob’s Tea House, District Lit, and Silver Birch Press. In 2015, she was named a finalist for the Ruminate Magazine Spiritual Nonfiction Prize, as well as three times a finalist for the Autumn House Press full-length book contest (2016, 2017, & 2020) for her (still-to-be-published) lyric memoir, ‘Til I Am. Two personal essays about her adjustment to life in Israel were included in the 2017 published anthology, Becoming Israeli.
Jen is currently researching precognitive dreams, future memory, time travel, love, music, consciousness, numerology, synchronicity, and afterlife communication. To learn more or support this research, please check out her Patreon page. Essays on the topic may be found at jenmaidenberg.medium.com.
Jen guides those interested in exploring dreams as a means for healing. She has been researching precognitive (aka “psychic”) dreams for more than a decade, after her dreams starting showing up as real-life waking events and imagery. Realizing how in dreams, over time, she was healing past traumas and wounds, she devised a methodology for guiding others using dream journaling, storytelling, and the tracking of time and cycles.
Jen also is currently a student of Natural Dreamwork, working her own dreams using this empirical approach, with the hopes of training and becoming certified in this method.