Carolyn Marie Wilkins is a Spirit Whisperer, a certified Reiki Master, a Psychic Medium and an initiated Priestess of Yemaya, the African goddess of compassion, motherhood and the ocean. An accomplished jazz pianist and vocalist, Carolyn is a professor at Berklee College of Music Online. She has performed in concert throughout the United States, Africa, Asia, and South America, where she toured as a Jazz Ambassador for the US State Department.
Carolyn is the author of five books. Her nonfiction work includes Damn Near White: An African American Family's Rise from Slavery to Bittersweet Success; They Raised Me Up: A Black Single Mother and the Women Who Inspired Her, and Tips For Singers: Performing, Auditioning, Rehearsing. Carolyn’s mystery novels Mojo For Murder and Melody For Murder feature the crime-fighting exploits of Bertie Bigelow, a forty-something choir director and amateur sleuth living on the South Side of Chicago. Carolyn’s new book Death at a Séance, about 1920s African American psychic falsely accused of murder, is available from Pen-L Publishing.
When she is not writing, performing, or offering Reiki to students at Berklee, Carolyn maintains a private practice in healing and mediumship. Her New Age Talk Show, Carolyn’s Psychic Playroom, can be seen monthly on Cambridge Community Television. Carolyn’s online class Magical Communication: How To Talk To Your Ancestors is available on Udemy.com.