Alexandra Lytton Regalado
Alexandra Lytton Regalado's poetry collection, Matria, is the winner of the St. Lawrence Book Award and will be published by Black Lawrence Press in 2017. Her poetry and short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in cream city review, Gulf Coast, MiPOesias, The Notre Dame Review, NANO Fiction, Narrative, OCHO, 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 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.