Yvette Neisser Moreno

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Yvette Neisser Moreno’s first book of poetry, Grip, winner of the 2011 Gival Press Poetry Award, was named an honorable mention in the New England Book Festival and a Split This Rock Recommended Book of 2012. Also in 2012, she was the first runner-up for the Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award. Moreno is co-translator of South Pole/Polo Sur by María Teresa Ogliastri and editor of Difficult Beauty: Selected Poems by Luis Alberto Ambroggio. She has recently taught at The George Washington University, Catholic University, the University of Maryland University College, and The Writer’s Center. Moreno is the founder of the DC-Area Literary Translators Network (DC-ALT) and serves on the Program Committee of Split This Rock Poetry Festival.

Beltway Poetry Quarterly: http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/poetry/poets/names/moreno-yvette-neisser/

Submitted by Kim Roberts, August 2014

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