Ivy Alvarez travels from New Zealand to Atlanta, to read poetry with Ocean Vuong on 15 April, 3pm at the Clary Theatre, Georgia Tech. Thanks to Karen Head of Atlanta Review.
“In my role as BWF’s program coordinator I got to reunite with old friends, like Brenton McKenna, Dr Anita Heiss, Trent Jamieson and David Burton, and make new ones. It was a great honour to rub shoulders with the likes of Craig Munro, Jonathan Galassi, Sjon, and Ivy Alvarez. It’s often hard to balance life in the arts with personal creation of new work, but BWF always reignites me. Hearing from so many talented, diverse and gifted authors reminds me of the ways reading can transport you.” —Megan McGrath
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“I’ve seen people in tears at these readings,” said Ms Alvarez. “The subject matter can be very triggering.”
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