Artistic Curriculum Vitae

JOY LEFTOW
646-260-9089
violetwrites@nyc.rr.com
http://writer.joyleftow.com

PRODUCTION EDITOR:      
    The Street Literature Review & various novels:  Augustus Publishing, 2005-to present
ASSISTANT EDITOR:        
    New Press Literary Quarterly 1993-95  

PUBLISHED FICTION:  (Others available on request)
    Child Cancer: Fighters and Heroes: 2008    
    False Pride; Lipstick Diaries Spring,
    Esmerilds’s Gift, Spot of Bleach 2006

ORIGINAL POETRY PUBLISHED IN:
    Poetry in Performance 34 35, City College of New York, 2006 & 2007
    Soul Fountain (Vault Magazine) (Published in several issues)
    Manhattan Times Vol.7 No 18 May 4 - May 10, 2006
    Another Morning, Lulu Publications
    Medicinal Purposes, Volume lll. No. 1 Early 2006    
    Poetry in Performance 34, City College of New York, 2006
    Spot Of Bleach, Big Foot Press: 2005
    Asheville Poetry Review, spring – summer 1996    
* Other places available on request

APPEARANCES ON MEDIA:
Wikipedia Biography, categorized under Jewish American poets, Listed at Poets & Writers, Book Spot of Bleach showcased at Poets House, 2007
RADIO: WFLO radio, Jazz Poetry Café, Poets & Writers Directory, Teachers and Writers Collaborative radio show, Everything Goes, Rockland World Radio Cool on the Groove: (archived & streaming on the web) Indie-Feed: Performance Poetry, The best spoken word artists (available on itunes) & Adelphi Radio, WBAU-Fm: Sounds Of Poetry
PUBLIC ACCESS T.V: Poetry Central (L.I.) Ideas & Images, (L.I.) Flying Fish Poetry Show, Washington Heights & Inwood Isn't In The Bronx, & the show Inner Joy;  REGULAR T.V. The New Yorkers

FEATURED READER-PERFORMER OF POETRY AT: Tribes, City College Poetry in Performance, Spoken Word Café, Art Stroll of Washington Heights & Inwood 2004 – 2008, (Organized & hosted), Backfence, Bowery Poetry Club, Cornelia Street Café, CBGB, The Wetlands, Green Pavilion, Palmer Vineyards  (L.I.) & Columbia University Night Of Creative Practice

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT:  1996 THE FUNERAL, SVA STUDENT THESIS FILM;
Organized and kept actors and crew informed about shooting schedule, managed money, did liaison and paper work concerning finances, i.e. film development & processing, sound, supplies, food, etc.

DIRECTOR & HOST:  Weekly Cable Series:  Inner Joy 1994-97

THEATRICAL TRAINING:  American Academy of Dramatic Arts & Columbia University Drama Department, studied with Aaron Frankel & James Coco
    
ARTS INTERACTION & HEIGHTS SHOWCASE PRODUCTIONS:
Acted in various roles at different venues, 1990- 1994

EDUCATION:
    M.A. Creative Writing Program, City University Graduate Program, 2001    
    M.S.W. School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1985
    B.A. Anthropology, Columbia University, 1983
    American Academy of Dramatic Arts, 1968

Winner of a Creative Footpaths Residency Award, 2007