Adam Aitken

Ivy Alvarez (a highly published international poet) gives the impression that she writes wherever she is at the time, and that the potential reader could be Mexican or Irish.

Owen Leong on ‘What Olivia de Havilland Wished For’

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.

Amy Wack on Disturbance

…thoroughly transcended the usual mode of occasional lyric and read like a murder mystery.