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Poetry. In her remarkable first collection, Ivy Alvarez's MORTAL examines the relationship between Dee and Seph -- modern-day reinventions of Demeter and Persephone -- and how the specter of breast cancer affects them. 'Mortal' spans years and personalities, giving voice to mother and daughter in poems that are both visceral ("they had to unzip me / to let the cat / out of ...more
Paperback, 63 pages
Published November 1st 2006 by Red Morning Press (first published 2006)
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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.
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