Two poems from Ivy Alvarez’s Diaspora, Vol N (a work-in-progress) features on World Literature Today, “Nag-aagaw-dilim”, and “Naging bato”.
Poet and publisher Aileen Ibardaloza-Cassinetto writes generous words on the poetry of Barbara Jane Reyes, Angela Narciso Torres, and Ivy Alvarez’s forthcoming work, Diaspora, Volume L.
In a recent review of Hay(na)ku 15 on Galatea Resurrects, Veronica Montes writes:
This poem, written by Ivy Alvarez, plays like a silent film. And I love the way the sound of susurrus/brushing and bamboo/roof play off of each other in the second tercet:
up the hill
brushing the roof