Ivy Alvarez is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee and New Zealand Poetry Society’s editor for a fine line magazine. Her book Disturbance was adapted into a musical and premieres in Japan in July 2019.
Born in the Philippines, Ivy Alvarez grew up in Tasmania, Australia. Having lived in Scotland and the Republic of Ireland, she lived almost ten years in Cardiff, Wales, before arriving in Auckland, New Zealand in 2014.
Represented by Fourth Wall actors’ agency. [Read more]
“Ivy approaches her lexicographic work inventively and with absolute command of her craft.” —Aileen I. Cassinetto
Available from Paloma Press.
“This masterpiece of brutality veined with tenderness will skewer you to its pages.” —Sally Spedding
“Haunting and surreal… powerful and foreboding.” —Jennifer MacBain-Stephens
“Here’s a striking new voice to accompany us from Hades to Tasmania, from myth to mother.” —WN Herbert
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