Joy is founder and Editor in Chief of the international online magazine Wild River Review whose mission is to "connect people, places, and ideas, story by story". Her books include The Cave of the Bear, a bilingual book of poems in Greek and in English, and Anatolian Days & Nights: A Love Affair with Turkey, Land of Dervishes, Goddesses & Saints based on more than ten years of travel to all of Turkey’s borders. An experienced editor, Joy works with clients from around the world to bring their ideas and stories into cohesive narratives. Joy received her Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She participated in the Lindisfarne Symposium on The Evolution of Consciousness with cultural philosopher, poet and historian, William Irwin Thompson and became a Lindisfarne Fellow in 2009. Joy is President of the Board of Directors at the Cabo Pulmo Learning Center in Mexico, and a member of the Turkish Women’s International Network.