The 2000 Jack Straw Writers, selected by Curator Sonia Gomez, are Suzanne Bottelli, Laynie Browne, Don Mee Choi and Deborah Woodard, Felicia Gonzalez, Kip Robinson Greenthal, Cynthia Liu, Susan Martinez, Laura McKee, Kevin Miller, Ace Moore, Stephen Morrissey, Suzanne A. Villegas, and Carletta Carrington Wilson.
Meet our 2000 Jack Straw Writers
2000 Writers Program Curator
Sonia Gomez is an American born Sri Lankan, who was raised in Kenya and Zimbabwe. She received an MFA from the University of Washington and has taught at that institution, and at local community colleges. She has also worked at Seattle Arts and Lectures and Richard Hugo House. Gomez has received grants from Artist Trust and the Seattle Arts Commission, and has participated in Jack Straw’s Writers Program and Artist Support Program, as well as Writers in the Schools programs. Her work has appeared in Calyx, Crab Creek Review, The Journal of African Travel Writing, and Many Mountains Moving, and other literary journals.