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.
Andrew Harper, Warp Magazine
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…
Stephanie Jones & Charne Lavery, Wasafiri
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’.
takahē magazine editorial, issue 104
Guest Fiction comes from the brilliant mind of Ivy Alvarez.
Peter Le Baige
Loved the intense physicality of the poems, so tightly bound into their sounds as well.