Joseph Patrick Pascale writes fiction varying in size from 140 characters to novel-length. His microfiction has been included in journals that publish via Twitter and anthologized in On a Narrow Windowsill: Fiction and Poetry Folded Onto Twitter. Joseph’s short stories have been published in print and online journals. His short story “The Professor Spends the Night,” was nominated for the storySouth Million Writers award by the editors of Literary Orphans, and they selected it for inclusion in their upcoming best of anthology “The Greater Secrets.” You can find links to his stories below.
- "Invented Anyway Everyday" in Pidgeonholes
- "The Sheer Impossibility of Nothingness" in The American (Rome)
- "Some Girls Prickle Back" [with Suany Cañarte] in Birkensnake
- "Forbidden Welcome" in The Apeiron Review
- "The Desert of the Hoboken" in Instigatorzine [illustrated by Shigeko Okada]
- "The Professor Spends the Night" in Literary Orphans
- "The Mistress' Sucking Pit" in The Carnage Conservatory
- "The Curse of 140" in South Jersey Underground Issue #6 [special thanks to the real Joey No!]
- "The Concert" [a multimodal/new media video story] in Everyday Weirdness
- "A Poetry Reading in Exile" in Off the Rocks
- "Pageturner" and "Cybtech Disconnect" in 365 Tomorrows
- "Grotesque Thing Was Whole," "Lyre of Truth," and "The Future Lies in the Past" in Prism Literary Journal
Joseph's published microfiction:
- "The Academy" in Twiction Addiction
- "Drifter" in One Forty Fiction
- "The Dentist's Dumpster" and "Human Flavor" in Trapeze Magazine
- "Suburbia of the Moon" in 7x20
- "Nothing Goes to Plan" in Cuento Magazine
- "Time is Wasting" in Thaumatrope
- "Are We Gonna Have a Baby?" in Tweet the Meat
- "The Aria" in PicFic
Joseph read his short story "Cybtech Disconnect" on the WNTI radio show Contours, a podcast of which is available online.
His personal blog about writing and literature is Crytomnesia.
He was also a contributing editorial assistant for issues 11-14 of Drunken Boat , an international journal of art and literature. He wrote on literature for their blog, including the articles "A Tentacle-Guided Tour of DB12," "Joseph Pascale on DB9’s 'The Bull’s Eye' by Inderjeet Mani," "10 Years of Electronic Literature @ DB," and "A Look Back to DB10’s Conceptual Fiction Folio w/ “Stranded” by Marcos Mataratas."
- N.E. Lilly, editor of Everyday Weirdness