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Amalia Alvarez

Amalia Alvarez was born in San Diego, Califas. Alvarez holds an MFA in Creative Writing, Poetry from UC Riverside, an MA in English, Creative Writing from San Francisco State University, and a Bachelor's of Arts degree in American Studies from UC Santa Cruz. Alvarez taught English Composition for 10 years in the Language Arts Department at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose. Alvarez also co-directed San Francisco's Flor y Canto International Literary Festival in 2015, 2016, and 2019. She has a forthcoming first book, a manuscript of ekphrastic poetry in dialogue with paintings and images by members of her family.