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Lisa Alvarado
Poet. Novelist. Journalist.

Hispanic Author of the Year, 2009, State of Illinois

Lisa Alvarado's book of poetry, Raw Silk Suture
is now available on Amazon!
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"She is a fine poet, able to address deep concerns in trenchant, crisp language." Luis J. Rodriguez, Author: Always Running, Publisher, Tia Chucha Press

The Housekeeper's Diary is Lisa's award winning chapbook and one-woman performance. Take a look at the reviews!

Lisa is one of the authors of the acclaimed YA novel, Sister Chicas.
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Latina Magazine picks Sister Chicas as an April 2006 Shout Out! "...a delightful coming-of-age novel...worth every gigabyte."

Lisa's columns are available on La Bloga and