Mauricio J. Almonte
Senior Instructor of Spanish
Culture and Society Building - 97
Room 271
Tel: 561.297.3860

Areas of Expertise
Translation, Academic Service-Learning, Community Outreach, Pedagogies of Writing, Creative Writing: Fiction.

Mauricio J. Almonte is a writer, translator, and former Master Teacher for the College of Arts and Letters (2013-16) whose writings bridge multiple worlds and two languages (Spanish/English); after completing his doctoral coursework in Spanish and Latin American Literature and earning the C.Phil. from Vanderbilt University, he went on to earn the M.F.A. in Creative Writing: Fiction from FAU's Department of English. His most recent publications appear in The Acentos Review (2020), sx salon (2020), and THAT Literary Review (2019).

Recent Publications

Almonte, M. "One Daniel Ramos." The Acentos Review (December 2020).
Almonte, M. "A Million Details." sx salon (June 2020).
Almonte, M. “The Trouble with Bang.” THAT Literary Review 4 (Spring 2019). 
Almonte, M. “Aita con aparato y joven mudo.” Exergos Oct. 2016.
Almonte, M., translator. “All That, Running.” By Argenis Osorio, CultureStrike Magazine Aug. 2016.
Almonte, M., translator. “The Visitors.” By Alberto Guerra Naranjo, CultureStrike Magazine May 2016.


ENC 1101/02 — College Writing (English)
LAS 2000 — Introduction to Latin American Studies (Intellectual Foundations Program)
SPN 1120/21 — Beginning Spanish
SPN 2220/21 — Intermediate Spanish
SPN 2161 — Spanish for Careers: Healthcare
SPN 2341 — Intermediate Spanish for Heritage Learners
SPN 3343 — Advanced Spanish for Heritage Learners
SPN 3400 — Advanced Spanish Grammar
SPT 4800 — Introduction to Spanish Translation