Joseph writes in Western Washington. Until the COVID-19 pandemic, he frequented open mics where he read his poetry, short stories, and chapters from, Down the Road a Piece. In 2018 he hosted Burien’s Humble Vine Poetry Gig.
He is Co-chair of the African American Writers Alliance, a member of the Pacific Northwest Writers Association, and has published his poems, under his middle name Gaylloyd found in Columbia City Art Gallery, Mt. Vernon’slibrary and nature trail and North Cascades Institute.
As a creative thinker, wishful humorist, guest speaker for the American Association of University Women Highline, and a licensed motorist but unmotivated auto mechanic. He loves indulging in black coffee and eating lots of dark chocolate.