Chicago native, Monica Handy is the creator of COOTW E Magazine, a play wright, and an author.
In 2014, she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Sacred literature and was interviewed by:
*Wellness of Eden Magazine as one of five women who inspire other women
*Brandnewz, by Imani Person
*and, Evangelist Darryl Gilliam of The Major Change Network and Foundation.
In 2012, Monica asked Dr. Joseph B. Howard Sr. for permission to establish his award winning novel, "Battered Clergy From Victim To Victor", as a stage-‐play. The stage-‐play, under the direction of Alvin Malcolm Daniels of Halsted Media Works debuted in Chicago in June, 2015 to a sold-‐out venue!
Her most recent title, HOW TO KILL A LIE is the sequel to, AND THE MIRROR CRACKED, released in July 2015 , whis is currently receiving five star/critical reviews on Amazon.com and Ask Dave.
To date, Dr. Handy has four grown children, two grandchildren, two daughters in law, and one son in law, to be. Her first title "Revelations of a Promise (ROAP)" is undergoing rewrites and will be released soon as Chronicles of a Well Woman-The Bliss Fix.