Joan Cusack Handler Ph.D.

Joan Cusack Handler Ph.D.

Poet, memoirist and psychologist, Joan Cusack Handler Ph.D. is the founder/publisher of CavanKerry Press Ltd, http://www.cavankerrypress.org a not for profit literary press committed to art and community. Her poems have received the Sampler Award from The Boston Review and 6 Pushcart nominations.

She has four published collections: Confessions of Joan the Tall, a prose memoir written in the voice of a 12 year old Irish Catholic girl raised in the Bronx in the 1950s; GlOrious, an anthem to adolescent rebellion in adulthood; The Red Canoe: Love in Its Making the story of a marriage—underbelly and crown, and her latest, Orphans, which tells the stories of her Irish immigrant parents in three voices—her mother’s, her father’s and her own.

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