Ivy Alvarez




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Ivy Alvarez is the author of Disturbance (Wales, UK: Seren Books).
More about Disturbance here.
Her poetry appears in anthologies, literary journals and new media worldwide and online. Her first book is Mortal.
Wikipedia entry here.


' "Disturbance" compellingly revolves around a black hole at its core – the mundanity of evil and the seeming inevitability of violence.'
—Andy Jackson for Cordite

Andy Jackson Reviews Ivy Alvarez and Janet Galbraith

How do we truly belong here on this continent, come to terms with our collective and personal history and build a genuine home for the future? And what of the ongoing legacy of viole...

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Mortal
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2006
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Disturbance
4.8 of 5 stars 4.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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We Don't Stop Here
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4.75 of 5 stars 4.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2008
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The chained Hay(na)ku project
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2010
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A Slice of Cherry Pie [UK e...
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catalogue: life as tableware
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Deep River Apartments
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what's wrong
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One Dozen Poison Hay(na)ku
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message 5: by Ivy

Ivy Cassie, it's so good to hear from you — you've cheered me right up! Thank you. Not so "long-lost", I hope. xo

Cassie wrote: "Sending good wishes your way, Ivy, from a long lost poet :)"


Cassie Sending good wishes your way, Ivy, from a long lost poet :)


message 3: by Kate

Kate Thanks for connecting as readerly friends. I'd like to invite you to read the first chapter of my new novel:

http://forthemayqueen.blogspot.com/

Sincerely,
Kate (PS: Collin Kelley, who's in A SLICE OF CHERRY PIE, blurbbed my book!)


message 2: by Cassie (last edited Mar 02, 2008 07:53AM)

Cassie Hey Ivy, all good wishes to you (and, of course, good reads to you as well!)
Cassie L


Daniel
Ivy, I've added your book Mortal to my to-read list.


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