Amy B. Moreno is an author and poet, writing for children and adults. Her English/Spanish picture book, A Billion Balloons of Questions, is published by Floris Books (2022). She has poetry and fiction published in Mslexia, Dreich, Llalans, The London Reader and many other literary journals.
She has performed poetry at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and has facilitated workshops in schools.
Amy’s professional background is in working with children and young people, in project worker and youth work roles. She has experience working within areas of: homelessness; care experience; additional support needs; offending behaviour; refugees and new Scots.
Amy is a qualified English/Spanish interpreter and translator, and previously taught English as an Additional Language, so is well-suited to working with multilingual groups, and with English learners. She writes in English, Scots, and Spanish, including multilingual pieces.
Amy is passionate about using all the languages and dialects we may know, in unique and interesting ways. She promotes writing being inclusive, accessible, and representative of people all backgrounds.
Amy is available for readings and creative writing workshops for children, young people, and adults.