HUMORIST / POET
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Joe can compose humorous essays and/or poems for just about any topic or occasion.
Joe has featured at numerous clubs and coffeehouses in Central Massachusetts and opened for musical and comedic acts.
Here’s just a taste of Joe’s literary accomplishments:
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 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.
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.
Joe is also licensed to teach English (grades 8-12) in Massachusetts.