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Artists Who Are Poets/Poets Who Are Artists featuring Joe Fusco Jr.

March 22, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Hosted by Sam Lalos. Open mic then a feature by Worcester poet/humorist Joe Fusco Jr.

Open mic is 2 poems and a lightening round (time permitting).

Contact Sam (508-753-4319) or Huck (508-753-2500). Great to be ‘ live’ again at a wonderful, new venue.

Masks recommended.


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

He is the author of four books of semi-amusing poems and essays: “Pondering the Pandemic during The Rust years”(2021);“Hmm…That’s Different” (2020); “Three Score” (2014); and “The Lost and Found Essays” (2012).

Joe’s musings have appeared in Damfino Press, Ballard Street Poetry, Worcester Review, Asinine Poetry, 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 still a frequent contributor to Worcester Magazine and the last Worcester Mega-Slam winner in 2017.

Joe is currently teaching “Humor 101” for high-school students at Gateways Academy in Shrewsbury. He is on the Board of Directors for the Worcester County Poetry Association.

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

More info on Joe can be found at joesyellowpad.com


March 22, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Sotirios Sam E. Lalos


TidePool Bookshop
372 Chandler St. Unit 101
Worcester, MA 01602
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(508) 753-2500
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