Black Lawrence Press

Alexandra Lytton Regalado

Alexandra Lytton Regalado’s poetry collection, Matria, is the winner of the St. Lawrence Book Award (Black Lawrence Press, 2017). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in cream city review, Creative Nonfiction, Gulf Coast, MiPOesias, The Notre Dame Review, NANO Fiction, Narrative, OCHO, Passages North, Puerto del Sol, Phoebe, Radar Poetry and elsewhere. Alexandra holds an MFA in poetry from Florida International University and an MFA in fiction from Pacific University. Co-founder of Kalina publishing, Alexandra is author, editor, and/or translator of more than ten Central American-themed books, most recently the bilingual Salvadoran prose anthology Vanishing Points (2017). She is the winner of the 2015 Coniston Poetry Prize and her work has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best New Poets.  Alexandra has a black belt in Kenpo Karate and currently lives in San Salvador with her husband and three children. Her ongoing photoessay project about El Salvador, through_the_bulletproof_glass, is on Instagram. Visit her website at www.alexandralyttonregalado.com

By Alexandra Lytton Regalado

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