Joseph Lezza is a writer in New York, NY. His debut memoir in essays, "I'm Never Fine," is due out February 2023 from Vine Leaves Press. When he’s not writing, he spends his time worrying about why he’s not writing.
NJ, NJ, United States
Selected work (15 publications)
I Wash the ChapStick"A plan is formed:/ a stick in every location,/ a stick for every occasion./ One stick, two stick,/ lost stick, new stick."
Stir"James Bond ruined the martini. That is an unequivocal fact. And, he did so with three words: 'Shaken, not stirred."
From the Municipal Council of Celebration, Florida"...reds, ambers and persimmon blanket the streets and drift throughout the town. We’re also pleased to announce that, after last year’s incidents with severe gutter damage, doggie gastritis and badger deaths, these leaves are now 100% water soluble"
West Trade Review
PARAPRAXIS"When Roy said liver cancer, he confirmed what everyone already knew. Just two little words. Worlds are built and destroyed on less."
Arts Calling Podcast - Episode #21As a guest on the Arts Calling Podcast, I got to babble somewhat coherently with host Jaime Alejandro (@cruzfolio) about all things writing, my forthcoming book, and my childhood obsession with Costco boxes.CIUT 89.5FM "HOWL" Open Mic Night - 4.26.22As a featured writer on the HOWL open mic night, I performed a reading of my poem "All the Broken Men" as well as an excerpt from my forthcoming memoir. My reading begins at the 6:45 mark.