About the Book
The Waiting Room Reader: Stories to Keep You Company was published in 2009, with generous co-sponsorship by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Humanism in Medicine and support from the Liana Foundation. This series, which is designed to help reduce the stress and anxiety of patients and their caregivers waiting for medical care, follows a belief that high quality literature should be available to anyone when they might need it most.
Contributors include: Joseph O. Legaspi, Sondra Gash, Christine Korfhage, Catherine Doty, Howard Levy, Ross Gay, Karen Chase, Andrea Carter Brown, Jack Wiler, Richard Jeffery Newman, Susan Jackson, Celia Bland, Peggy Penn, Robert Cording, Georgianna Orsini, Joan Cusack Handler, Teresa Carson, Christian Barter, Laurie Lamon, Joan Seliger Sidney, Eloise Bruce, Moyra Donaldson, Sherry Fairchok, and Mark Nepo.
If you are a healthcare professional and would like to inquire about free copies of the The Waiting Room Reader, Stories to Keep you Company, please contact Starr Troup at Starr@cavankerrypress.org.