A Stroke is a brain attack. This anthology is a unique collection of 33 original entries written by survivors and heroes about their recovery journeys from Stroke. This unique collection includes creative writing works from a wide range of individuals who have experienced a Stroke. Several family members have also contributed work.
This publication is edited by Liz Pearl, an independent educator and therapist. The contributing authors share their experiences, thoughts and feelings invoking in the readers, tears, laughs, comfort and support. They express their inner strength and insights about recovery and healing. Among the contributing authors are Kate Adamson, Cleo Hutton, Janel Nadeau, Helen McIntosh and Anne & Ross Pearson.
About the Editor:
Liz Pearl, M.Ed., is an educator and therapist specializing in psychogeriatrics and expressive arts therapy. She is a member OACCPP – an Association of Mental Health Professionals. Liz received her Master of Education from the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education – University of Toronto. She is the co-editor of Mourning Has Broken – A Collection of Creative Writing about Grief and Healing (KOPE Associates, 2004, 2007) and the editor of Brain Attack – The Journey Back – A Unique Collection of Creative Writing about Stroke Recovery (KOPE Associates, 2005) and My Story – A Collection of Inspirational Voices about Living with Multiple Sclerosis (PK Press, 2012). Liz launched the Living Legacies series in 2007 now including, Living Legacies – A Collection of Writing by Contemporary Canadian Jewish Women (PK Press, 2007), the revised second edition, commemorating Israel at 60 years (PK Press, 2008), Volume II (PK Press, 2010), Volume III (PK Press, 2011), and Volume IV (PK Press, 2014). Liz lives in Toronto with her family. Her immediate goals include streamlining her social networking nonsense and adjusting to the looming empty-nest stage.