Joyce Greenberg Lott

Joyce Greenberg Lott original member of the poetry critique and performance group Cool Women. She has been writing poetry most of her life. Finishing Line Press published two of her chapbooks, Dear Mrs. Dalloway and An Unexpected Life. For twenty-five years, she worked as a high school English teacher in New Jersey. She founded the creative writing program at South Brunswick High School and enjoyed teaching English. Heinemann published her book A Teacher’s Stories about some of these experiences. Her essays about teaching and her stories about my life have appeared in various journals and magazines. Garrison Keillor even read one of her poems on public radio. After the death of her partner/husband Joseph Emile Coleman, author Joyce Greenberg Lott began to write letters to him. Her most recent book Dear Joe contains those letters, written over a four-month period as she grieves his loss and celebrates their life together. As John Biroc writes, “Her book breathes life into the intricate web of accepting, compassion, and love.”