Ivy Alvarez

Photo: Andi Crown

Ivy Alvarez’s collections include The Everyday English Dictionary (Paekakariki Press), Hollywood Starlet (dancing girl press), and Disturbance (Seren). Born in the Philippines and raised in Australia, she lived in Wales for a decade before arriving in New Zealand in 2014.

  • Ivy Alvarez
    Photo: Lizzie/Unsplash   Nag-aagaw-dilim Filipino idiom meaning twilight (literally, snatching darkness) Hold the flashlight and I’ll raise my hands, make these shapes for you to gu…