Ivy AlvarezIvy Alvarez is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee, New Zealand Poetry Society’s editor for a fine line magazine, and an international editor for the first NZ/Aotearoa edition of Atlanta Review.

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. [Read more]

Books

 

Ivy Alvarez's Disturbance (Seren Books, 2013)

“This masterpiece of brutality veined with tenderness will skewer you to its pages.” —Sally Spedding

Available from Seren and from the author.

The Everyday English Dictionary by Ivy Alvarez

This book is a handmade, letterpress-printed, limited edition of 250 copies.

Available from Paekakariki Press and from the author.

“These short celebrity poem portrayals are surreal and bizarre.” —Jennifer MacBain-Stephens

Available from dancing girl press and from the author.

Ivy Alvarez's Mortal (2006)

“Here’s a striking new voice to accompany us from Hades to Tasmania, from myth to mother.” —WN Herbert

Available from the author.