About Me

Joan Kelley is a recovering attorney, retired Navy veteran, and screenwriter who co-published a joint military memoir, ‘The Siren’s Call and Second Chances’ with her husband in 2016, (Amazon, Createspace). She was a consultant on NETFLIX’s recently released docu-series, ‘Medal of Honor.’ It was on location at a movie ranch north of LA that she was bitten by the film bug. The prognosis was good and treatment involved securing a screenwriting certificate from Emerson College resulting in three screenplays of which “Liza Herself” is one and which won a Grand Prize 2018 in the Rhode Island International Screenplay Competition.

She’s married to Navy veteran and Medal of Honor recipient, Tom Kelley.

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