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Congratulations to Professor Stella Moreno!


Seattle Writes recognizes poet Stella Moreno

Winners and finalists of the Seattle Writes competition pose together for a picture


Seattle Escribe- Seattle Writes is the major group of writers in Spanish in the USA Northwest. The Mexican Consulate and several cultural organizations based in Seattle sponsor the venue.  In Spring 2017, Seattle Writes launched its first literary competition on poetry, the essay and the short story. Stella Moreno, CWU Professor of Spanish, participated with her poem “Alborada Arpillera,”  “Dawn of The Arpillera” in English, which was selected for “Puentes,” their first Anthology published in November 2017. The anthology comprises the works of forty writers and it is available on Her poem “El Norte,” Homage to the Mexican Immigrant, will see the light in their next publication.  


Read Dr. Moreno's award-winning poem here and its translation by CWU Professor Philip Garrison here!

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