Ivy Alvarez describes ‘the mirage of eternity between our lips’, a succulent image of unspoken desire, which also conjures her experience of that frozen moment living always between two cultures.
Ivy writes about women and men, about hard subject matter that needs to be brought out into the open. It’s muscular, raw writing that grabs hold of anyone who reads it…
The ‘hyperbolic real’ is a term that might also describe the poetic light and sound that Ivy Alvarez brings to ‘salty slurry’ in her poem ‘Nabagoóng’.
Guest Fiction comes from the brilliant mind of Ivy Alvarez.
Ivy Alvarez plays both Mrs Winsley, the woman who witnessed the attack, and the nurse who cares for Sara in the hospital — the first with an intriguing nervousness that leaves the audience wondering what it is about her husband that Mrs Winsley is hiding from the detective.