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Poem in Boston Review

I’m happy to have a poem from a manuscript-in-progress published in Boston Review. Also proud to be a finalist for their 2016 Annual Poetry Contest:

http://bostonreview.net/poetry/desiree-alvarez-trading-post

Poetry Reading at Juilliard

I’ll be reading from my new book Devil’s Paintbrush (winner of the 2015 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize) at The Juilliard School on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm with poets Helen Klein Ross and Danniel Schoonebeek.

Three Muses Reading series, The Glorya Kaufman Studio, The Juilliard School, 2nd Floor, 65th St. west of Broadway, New York City

 

2011 Poetry Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts

NYFA Poetry Fellowship:
Desirée Alvarez (New York)

http://www.nyfa.org/level4.asp?id=497&fid=1&sid=1&tid=15
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), the nation’s largest provider of funding, information and services to individual artists, awarded 115 NYFA Fellowships to 118 New York artists representing eight artistic disciplines.

This year’s 105 NYFA Fellows – who were chosen from among over 3,692 applicants in five categories – including Crafts/Sculpture; Digital/Electronic Work; Nonfiction Literature; Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts, and Poetry. The Fellows were selected by peer panels, which were assembled with representatives from each artistic discipline.