Joy E. Stocke is founder and Editor in Chief of the online magazine, Wild River Review. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism, 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.
She is author of the memoir Anatolian Days and Nights: A Love Affair with Turkey, Land of Dervishes, Goddesses and Saints, co-written with Angie Brenner published in March 2012 by Wild River Books. Her essay – Turkish American Food – will appear in the 2nd edition of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America.
She is on the board of the Princeton Middle East Society , and a member of the Turkish Women’s International Network.