Author and Retired Professor
Joseph Pluta has published over 40 books, hundreds of short stories and poems, and more than 70 articles in professional academic journals. In addition to his written work, he has served on the faculties of universities in California, Florida, Texas, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Throughout his career, he has consistently been recognized for outstanding teaching. His diverse experiences include Editor of a magazine, host of a radio show, founder and director of a University Honors Program, member of the Board of Directors of the Writers’ League of Texas, and consultant to both foreign governments and American small businesses. Joe grew up in New Buffalo, Michigan and still enjoys traveling throughout the state and Canada. He is retired and currently resides in Austin, Texas.