Lucia LoTempio
Lucia LoTempio



Befriend a Book Campaign

Alice James Books invites you to participate in their 2019 summer giving campaign to support forthcoming books that matter by “befriending a book."

Befriend Hot with the Bad Things anytime this July, and receive a signed, digital broadside featuring an excerpt from Lucia’s book. Each broadside will feature a different excerpt and can be shared across your favorite online mediums or printed and framed!

Alice James Befriend a Book


Lucia LoTempio is a program manager at City of Asylum, along with Karla Lamb who serves as its senior program manager and volunteer coordinator; they're working to offer sanctuary for exiled or threatened writers. The Pittsburgh-based grassroots organization provides refuge for writers and helps them build a join a community of writers, readers, and neighbors.

reading from hot with the bad things

Clip from a recent reading at City of Asylum.

SIrens visualized by neo sora

Originally published by Washington Square Review, my poem "Sirens" was visualized by filmmaker Neo Sora through the Visible Poetry Project.