Intersections Featured Artist Joan Leotta

Synkroniciti is proud to feature the artists of our newest online issue, “Intersections,” available for download here:

Please join us in welcoming back poet, writer and performer Joan Leotta with “Have all the intersections gone?,” a poetic musing on roundabouts. Is it really in our best interest to keep moving all of the time? Modern humanity is always seeking to make things smoother and easier through technology, but sometimes we lose the moments of connection that give our lives purpose and meaning, or that give us rest. There is always a trade-off. Imagine how much life has changed since we created the automobile. Are we happier because of it?

Read Joan’s perceptive poem in Synkroniciti’s current issue.

Joan Leotta plays with words on page and stage. She performs tales featuring food, family, nature, and strong women. Her writings are in Synkroniciti, Ekphrastic Review, Pinesong, The Sun, Brass Bell, Verse Visual, anti-heroin chic, Gargoyle, Silver Birch, Ovunquesiamo,Verse Virtual, Poetry in Plain Sight, Red Eft, MacQueen’s Quinterly, Yellow Mama, Crimeucopia, and others.

She’s a 2021 Pushcart nominee, received Best of Micro Fiction, 2021 (Haunted Waters), nominee for Best of the Net 2023, and 2022 runner up in Frost Foundation Poetry Competition. Her second chapbook, Feathers on Stone, is available from the poet and from Main Street Rag.

She is a member of the North Carolina Poetry Society, a member and area representative for North Carolina Writers Network and, on the stage side of her work, is a member of, and the coastal area representative for, NC’s Tar Heel Tellers. She coordinates Poetry Workshops/Readings online through Brunswick County’s Arts Council.

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