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Poetry Extravaganza

November 1, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Poetry Extravaganza Returns to Worcester November 1st featuring Joe Fusco Jr.!

Join us on Tuesday November 1st from 6-8pm for an evening of poetry, humor, and revelry.
Two open-mic sessions sandwich our feature performer, humorist/poet Joe Fusco Jr. (me).
Sign up for the open mic at jfjr6969@gmail.com.


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), all available at local bookstores and on Amazon. 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. He features at bookstores, libraries, clubs, and coffeehouses throughout Central Massachusetts. He is the host of the Poetry Extravaganza in Worcester. Joe taught “Humor 101” for high-school students at Gateways Academy in Shrewsbury (2021-2022). He is on the Board of Directors for the Worcester County Poetry Association. He is scheduled to teach a course on comedy at the Worcester Senior Center in November, 2022. Joe has lived in lovely Worcester with his better-half Cyndi and their large family for thirty-seven years. He is a registered Independent and sleeps with one eye always open.

*Free admission. Separate area for our event. Redemption Rock Brewery (RRB) serves craft beers, coffees, teas, and delicious snacks. You can bring your own food but outside beverages are not allowed. On-the-street-parking or check redemptionrock.beer for other parking options.
Sponsored by Lewandowski Painting.
**2nd Poetry Extravaganza at RRB will be on Tuesday December 6th.


November 1, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Joe Fusco Jr.


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