Virginia R. Moreno Biography and Literary Works (Poems, Plays)

Virginia R. Moreno was a Filipina poet, writer, and playwright. She was born on April 24, 1923 in Tondo, Manila. She studied at the University of the Philippines where she became the editor of the school newspaper. She also studied at the Kansas Institute of International Education. 

Moreno died on August 14, 2021 at the age of 98. 

Awards and Recognition:
1. Won at the Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature in the Poetry category for Batik Maker and Other Poems. (1972)
2. Won the National Historical Playwriting Contest for The Onyx Wolf. (1969)

Poetry Collections:
1. Batik Maker and Other Poems (1972)

1. Straw Patriot (1956) - This play was translated into Filipino by Wilfredo Pascua Sanchez in 1967 as Bayaning Huwad.
2. The Onyx Wolf (1969) - Also known as La Loba Negra and Itim Asu.