For readings, workshops, lectures, and queries:

E-mail Yvette
Or call:  1.301.879.1959

Yvette Neisser Moreno
Poet & Translator

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About me: I am a poet, translator, organizer with Split This Rock Poetry Festival, and founder of the DC-Area Literary Translators Network.

Professionally, I work as a freelance writer, editor, Spanish translator/interpreter, and roving professor of writing and literature, currently at The Writer's Center.

Thursday, Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Nora School Poetry Series: Sligo Journal Reading.
Featuring Robert Giron, Yvette Neisser Moreno, Judith McCombs, and Joseph Ross.
The Nora School. 955 Sligo Avenue, Silver Spring
, MD. (near Silver Spring Metro)
(301) 495-6672


At The Writer's Center in Bethesda, MD:
  • Saturday, October 11, 10:00am–12:30pm: “Getting Started in Literary Translation: Your Questions Answered.” Only $50. Coffee and pastries will be served!
  • Wednesdays, Oct. 22–Nov. 19, 7:00–9:30pm. “Translation Studio.” (A workshop for translators of all levels; any genre / any language into English.) $195 for 4 sessions.

More events...

  • Aug. 2014: Yvette's translation of Anuar Jalife Jacobo's "The Importance of Being Anuar" published in Literal.
  • Spring 2014: Two poems published in The Sligo Journal.
  • Mar. 2014: Interview with Yvette (and poem) in MiPOesias.
  • Mar. 2014: Five poems (co-translated by Yvette and Patricia B. Fisher) from Maria Teresa Ogliastri's "From the Diary of Madame Mao" published in The Adirondack Review.
  • Feb. 2014: Yvette's essay about experiences in Egypt, "Of Hijab and Short Skirts," published in (T)here: Writings on Returnings, ed. by Brandi Dawn Henderson.

More publications...

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