Joseph Bova is a writer and senior student studying Creative Writing at Salem State University, class of 2023. He is a founding leader of the SSU Writers’ Group, as well as the Co-Vice President for Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. Joseph received the SSU Creativity Award in Creative Writing in 2022. They are also the Poetry Editor for SSU’s Red Skies Magazine. He has published several pieces in Salem State’s Red Skies Magazine, as well as read at several poetry readings. In their free time, Joseph enjoys writing poetry under trees, listening to music, and exploring nature.