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Charlton Library Celebrates National Poetry Month with an Open Mic night featuring Joe Fusco Jr.

April 16 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Charlton Library by reading in the Open Mic and enjoying the musings of Joe Fusco Jr.
Admission is free. Ample parking. Dexter Hall is an awesome space to be creative!
Contact the library at 508-248-2219 to register for the open mic

Joe Fusco Jr. is a well-seasoned humorist/stand-up 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 and The Richard Fox Poetry Series at Root and Press Café and Books 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, The Residence of Orchard Grove, and Christopher Heights Assisted Living. 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.

Joe Fusco Jr.

Charlton Public Library

40 Main St.
Charlton, MA 01507 United States
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