Joseph Giordano

Joe Giordano was born in Brooklyn. He and his wife, Jane, lived in Greece, Brazil, Belgium and Netherlands. They now live in Texas with their little Shih Tzu, Sophia.

Joe’s stories appeared in more than thirty magazines including Bartleby Snopes, The Foliate Oak, and The Summerset Review.

Stories by Joseph Giordano

Jackass

Illustrated by Alankrita Amaya

“Dad, Dad,” Billy shouted as he rounded second and dug for third. The center fielder caught up with the baseball that had rolled to the chain-link fence. Billy’s father’s head was turned, chatting up a brunette, thirty-something in the grand stands. “Dad…” Billy tripped over third base. His chin hit the ground. His teeth gnashed, and a front …