Joseph Torchia was an American Author and Photographer. In the late 1970s he also worked as a reporter for ‘The Palm Beach’, ‘The San Francisco Chronicle’ and ‘The San Francisco Examiner’.
Torchia was born in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania, where he graduated in 1964 (Johnsonburg High School). After his studies at the University of Florida (1968) he spent two years in the Peace Corps (1968–1970). After having left journalism, Torchia owned a photography studio during the last 15 years of his life.

Books in order of publication:

The Kryptonite Kid1979
As If After Sex1983