Long-listed for a PEN America Literary Award for the Art of the Essay!

Finalist for The Oregon Book Awards!

About Beth Alvarado:

Beth Alvarado is the author of four books: Anxious Attachments, a collection of essays;Anthropologies: A Family Memoir (University of Iowa Press); and Not a Matter of Love and other stories(Winner of the Many Voices Project Prize, New Rivers Press). Jillian in the Borderlands: A Cycle of Rather Dark Tales is forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press in September 2020. Beth lived with her late husband and her two children in the Sonoran Borderlands for much of her life. She now lives in Bend, Oregon, where she teaches prose at the OSU-Cascades Low Residency MFA Program. She has just won an Oregon Literary Arts Fellowship. Read more…