Francisco is a 2017 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellow, a product of the 2015 Writers Guild Foundation Veterans Writing Project, and the 2015 Veteran’s Summer Writing Intensive at Marlboro College sponsored by Words After War.  He is also a participating member of So Say We All and their monthly Greenroom Writing Workshop.

Francisco's work has been featured in the Dominican Writers AssociationCollateral Journal, River Teeth: Beautiful Things, Split Lip Magazine, and The War Horse.  Forthcoming essay publication included in the anthology - Incoming: Sex, Drugs, and Copenhagen.  He is currently working on his first novel in San Diego, CA.