In May 2017, she received a commission from Red Room Poetry, as part of the Red Room Poetry Fellowship shortlisting.
These poems are part of a series that responds to Filipino idioms.
For more of Ivy Alvarez’s poems at Red Room Poetry, visit her profile page.
Paloma Press’s chapbook anthology, After Irma After Harvey, is a fundraising project by its editors, Aileen Cassinetto and C. Sophia Ibardaloza, created in support of hurricane-displaced animals. Containing poems by Ivy Alvarez, Mary Kasimor, Agnes Marton, Lisa Suguitan Melnick and Eileen R. Tabios, all proceeds will be donated to the Animal Defense League of Texas and the Jacksonville Humane Society.