Joseph Ponepinto

Washington, United States

Member Since: 05/22/2012

Joe Ponepinto is the publisher and fiction editor of Tahoma Literary Review. His novel, Mr. Neutron, will be published by 7.13 Books in spring 2018. He is the winner of the Tiferet: Literature, Art & the Creative Spirit 2016 fiction contest, and has been published in Fugue, The Lifted Brow, Lumina, 2 Bridges Review, and many other literary journals in the U.S. and abroad. Joe lives in Washington State with his wife, Dona, and Henry the coffee-drinking dog. He teaches at Seattle’s Hugo House and Tacoma Community College.


Twitter Username: @JoePonepinto


  • Mr. Neutron , 7.13 Books (December 31, 2017)


  • First Place, Tiferet: Literature, Art & the Creative Spirit 2016 fiction contest(2016)
  • Finalist, 2011 St. Lawrence Book Award contest(2011)
  • 2011 Springfed Arts Writers Contest, first place in fiction(2011)
  • Stoneslide Corrective Fiction Contest, honorable mention(2014)


  • Publisher/Fiction Editor at Tahoma Literary Review (October 2013 - )


  • Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from Northwest Institute of Literary Arts (May 2009)

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