Joe Francisco currently resides in Ewa Beach, Hawaii with his wife, Hazel and their 4 year old daughter Novyse. He recently completed his first year of a doctorate of education program. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and works as a Military and Family Life counselor providing aid and solution focused therapy to active duty members and their families as needed. Joe has been writing as a hobby for years. After many years performing as a spoken word artist and helping with various poetry workshops and events; he has decided to take a leap of faith and self publish his poetry collections. In September of 2017, Scribblings from an Introvert Vol. 1 became available on amazon.com. Now, Nowhere Boy, the first in a series of poetic verse/novels and stories is available on Amazon in paperback and e-book format as of April 2019. Joe's experiences in his work and life are the primary inspiration for his poetry.