Alexandra Lytton Regalado
Alexandra Lytton Regalado's poetry collection, Matria, is the winner of the St. Lawrence Book Award (Black Lawrence Press, 2017). Her poems, stories, and non-fiction have appeared 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 others. Her poetry has been anthologized inThe Wandering Song, In Plein Air, Misrepresented People, and Revelación de la palabra: Escritoras salvadoreñas. 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. Alexandra 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 photo-essay project about El Salvador, through_the_bulletproof_glass, is on Instagram.