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Joe Fusco Jr.’s Book Release & Poetry Extravaganza

October 3, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us on Tuesday, October 3rd from 6-8:30 pm as we celebrate the release of Joe’s new book “Random Thoughts from a Curmudgeon
There will be Free appetizers, pizza, and desserts courtesy of our sponsor, Lewandowski Painting.
It is also Mark Lewandowski’s birthday as he becomes a ‘Medicare Man!’
Come early for the food, buy a book if you can, and stay late for the musings. It would be awesome to see some of our past feature-performers, some new faces, as well as our regular and irregular guests.
Two open-mic sessions sandwich my Feature. Sign up for a five-minute reading at jfjr6969@gmail.com.
Redemption Rock Brewery serves craft beers, coffees, teas, and delicious snacks. Outside beverages are not allowed.
Join us for a festive Poetry Extravaganza on October 3rd!
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-eight years. He is a registered Independent and sleeps with one eye always open.
More info on Joe can be found at joesyellowpad.com


October 3, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Redemption Rock Brewery
333 Shrewsbury St,
Worcester, MA 01604 United States
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