Ivy Alvarez is the author of Mortal (Red Morning Press, 2006), and Disturbance (Seren Books, 2013), which was written with the support of Literature Wales and the Australia Council for the Arts. Her poems feature in anthologies (including Best Australian Poems 2009 and 2013), journals (such as Cordite, Etchings, fourW, Island and Mascara), and new media in many countries and online, with several translated into Russian, Spanish, Japanese and Korean.
Born in the Philippines, she grew up in Australia, then lived in Wales, UK for almost ten years, before moving to New Zealand in 2014.
She is the series editor for The Private Press. In addition to poetry, she has written short fiction, plays, and pieces for short films. Ivy Alvarez currently lives in Auckland. Find her online at www.ivyalvarez.com