Joan Anderson is a journalist and New York Times bestselling author of A Year by the Sea. This memoir has been adapted for the big screen and is being filmed on Cape Cod April 2015. Her other award-winning memoirs are: An Unfinished Marriage, A Walk on the Beach, A Weekend to Change Your Life, and Second Journey.
Stretch Marks, her latest book, is a collection of essays meant to engender conversation amongst women of all ages. For the past twelve years she has been conducting weekend retreats to help women refocus their lives. These retreats have been held in the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, and Scotland. She is a frequent presenter at Omega and Kripalu, both holistic institutions. She has appeared several times on Oprah, Good Morning America, and The Today Show, to name a few. She has remained on Cape Cod since her personal year by the sea.