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A Virtual Thirsty Lab with Joe Fusco Jr.

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Thirsty Lab poetry reading, normally based out of Princeton, Mass., continues to meet virtually. On Tuesday, February 27th, 2024 Joe Fusco Jr.  will be the featured reader. Please Click Here to register.





Joe Fusco Jr. is a well-seasoned humorist/poet from Worcester, Massachusetts.

He is the author of five books of semi-amusing poems and essays: “Random Thoughts from a Curmudgeon “ (2023), “Pondering the Pandemic during The Rust years”(2021); “Hmm…That’s Different” (2020); “Three Score” (2014); and “The Lost and Found Essays” (2012), all available at local bookstores and Amazon.

Joe’s musings have appeared in Damfino Press, Ballard Street Poetry, Worcester Review, Asinine Poetry, Soul Lit, and the naughty ezine Clean Sheets. He was a co-winner of the Jacob Knight Poetry Award in 2002 and was named Best Poet by Worcester Magazine readers in 1999 and 2002.

Joe is a Humor columnist for Worcester Magazine and the last Worcester Mega-Slam winner in 2017. He features at bookstores, libraries, clubs, and coffeehouses throughout Central Massachusetts and Belgium. He is the host of the Poetry Extravaganza at Redemption Rock Brewery in Worcester.

Joe has taught “Humor 101” for high-school students at Gateways Academy in Shrewsbury and for adults at the Worcester Senior Center, Eisenberg Assisted Living, Notre Dame Assisted Living, and The Residence of Orchard Grove.

He is the Vice-President of Programming for the Worcester County Poetry Association.

Joe has lived in lovely Worcester with his better-half Cyndi and their large family for thirty-nine years. He is a registered Independent and sleeps with one eye always open.

More info on Joe can be found at joesyellowpad.com


February 27
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Susan Roney-O’Brien


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