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Joy E. Stocke | A Love Affair with Turkey
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See Turkey through the wide-open eyes of the open-hearted traveler.Joy E. Stocke was enchanted by Turkey from her first visit as a young mother in 1982, and has been re-enchanted again and again over the following decades.
Joy E. Stocke
Listening to Stocke read excerpts from her memoir, Anatolian Days & Nights: A Love Affair with Turkey, Land of Dervishes, Goddesses and Saints, will reignite your love for Turkey’s many beauties and may leave you longing to take your own Anatolian adventure.Joy E. Stocke has been traveling to and writing about Turkey and the eastern Aegean since 1982. She is the author of a novel and collection of poems, and has published numerous articles, short stories, and interviews with noted writers including Orhan Pamuk and Elif Shafak. Her memoir, Anatolian Days & Nights: A Love Affair with Turkey, Land of Dervishes, Goddesses and Saints, co-written with Angie Brenner was published in 2012.