Edgar Morales

Edgar Morales was born and raised in Los Angeles and is the son of Mexican parents. He is a senior at Dartmouth College, where he is studying for a BA in English with concentrations in creative writing and Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean studies.

Morales’s work has appeared in Hipocrita Lector and Hands that Speak: Voices from the Upper Valley Dairy Farms, a bilingual collection of investigative journalism, critical essays, and photography focused on the migrant workers who labor at six dairy farms in New Hampshire’s Upper Valley.

Morales is the winner of the 2023 Aliki Perroti and Seth Frank Most Promising Young Poet Award for his poem “Swim.”