Glocal News in Social Artistry

Joe Polacco, a Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry at the University of Missouri, did research in plant genetics here, in South America, and in Spain. Brooklyn born into an Italian family, he became fluent in Spanish and just published his bilingual poetry book, A Life's Rambles.

Show Notes

Joe Polacco has curiosity and an abundance of love for people, plants, critters large and small, and the planet. He was so into spiders, he got the nickname "Spider Polacco." His first book, Vina--A Brooklyn Memoir, introduces his dear mom and many important people in his life. The second book, Giovanni--street urchin of Naples, is an historical novel based on the life of his great grandfather. His newest book, A Life's Rambles, is a bilingual (Spanish/English) book of poems and descriptions of places, love and loss, lab meetings, nature, and nonsense.

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