Today we are pleased to feature author Joseph Lombo as our Authors Talk series contributor.
Joseph discuss his essay “Glass Houses,” an short essay that looks back on growing up as a misfit in a time of change in a lower-middle class are of Philly. He reflects on his parents’ roles in the family and in the neighborhood. In the shadows of the chemical plant the essay and the podcast explore the complex race relations of the time.
Joseph Lombo’s work has appeared in Philadelphia Stories Magazine, Sub-Lit Journal, The Northville and Chaffey Reviews, BAP Quarterly, The Shine Journal, Word Catalyst and The Wilderness House Literary Review. He has also received the Toni Libro award for Outstanding Masters Thesis from Rowan University. You can read Joseph’s essays in Superstition Review Issue 4.