Joan Cusack HandlerIn her verse memoir Orphans, Joan Cusack Handler tackles the big subjects – family history, aging parents, Irish Catholicism, belief and unbelief, and her own impending mortality – with a fierce, wrenching fearlessness.

—Elizabeth Spires, poet

A hauntingly moving and honest collection, Joan Cusack Handler captures intimate experiences of love and loss and love again…Digging deep into her soul, she creatively transforms conscious and unconscious moments into luminous poetry.

—Bonnie Zindel
Literary Editor, Psychoanalytic Perspectives

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Reading & Discussion with Joan Cusack Handler

Please join me for a Reading & Discussion of my latest book, Orphans Wednesday, April 5 7:00 PM Women of Irish Heritage Meeting The Shillelagh Club 648 Prospect Avenue (Upstairs) West Orange, NJ

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Further books

  • Orphans
  • Confessions of Joan the Tall
  • GlOrious
  • The Red Canoe: Love In Its Making
  • The Waiting Room Reader: Stories To Keep You Company, Vol.1
  • The Breath Of Parted Lips: Voices From The Robert Frost Place, Vol.1.

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