Joseph Lezza

Joseph's first book, a collection of essays entitled I'm Never Fine, is due out February 2023 from Vine Leaves Press. To learn more about Joseph and his writing, visit his website at:

In advance of publication, you can read sample essays from Joseph's work from these links:

Death, the Moon & Dry-Rubbed SteakStill: The Journal
Wading Toward Willamette - The Hopper (nominated for the 2020 Best of the Net Anthology)
The Space Between the Tenses - Stoneboat Literary Journal
Little Murders - Cleaning Up Glitter
Joseph recently made an appearance on CIUT FM's HOWL open mic night, as part of National Poetry Month.  You can hear him read one of his poems, "All the Broken Men" as well as an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir at this link:
Joseph's reading begins at the 6:45 mark in this recording.