Joy E. Stocke is founder and Editor in Chief of the online magazine, Wild River Review - wildriverreview.com She has published fiction, nonfiction and poetry, and has written about and lectured widely on her travels in Greece and Turkey, as well as religion, ancient and modern. She is the author of a bi-lingual book of poems,Cave of the Bear, translated into Greek by Lili Bita; and a novel, Ugly Cookies, co-written with Fran Metzman. Her travel memoir, Anatolian Days and Nights, based on ten years of travel through Turkey, co-written with Angie Brenner will be published in early 2012 by Wild River Books. You can visit the book's website at: Anatolian Days and Nights.com.
An experienced editor, Stocke is co-founder of Wild River Consulting and Publishing and works with many of the writers who appear in the pages of Wild River Review, as well as clients from around the world. She has interviewed Nobel Prizewinners Orhan Pamuk and Muhammud Yunus, Pulitzer Prizewinner Paul Muldoon, Roshi Joan Halifax, anthropologist and expert on end of life care; Ivonne Baki, President of the Andean Parliament; and Templeton Prizewinner Freeman Dyson among others. She is currently working with Harriet Mayor Fulbright, widow of Senator J. William Fulbright on Mrs. Fulbright's memoir.
In 2006, along with Executive Editor, Kim Nagy, Stocke interviewed scientists and artists including Princeton University President Shirley Tilghman and Dean of Faculty, David P. Dobkin for the documentary Quark Park, chronicling the creation of an award-winning park built on a vacant lot in the heart of Princeton, a park that united art and science and community. She is on the board of the Princeton Middle East Society , and a member of theTurkish Women's International Network.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism, she participated in the Lindisfarne Symposium on The Evolution of Consciousness with cultural philosopher, poet and historian, William Irwin Thompson. In 2009, she became a Lindisfarne Fellow.
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