Lisa Alvarez's essays and short stories have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the OC Weekly, the Santa Monica Review and the Green Mountains Review and the anthologies Latinos in Lotusland: An Anthology of Contemporary Southern California Literature, Geography of Rage: Remembering the Los Angeles Riots of 1992
and most recently, Sudden Fiction Latino: Short-Short Stories from the United States and Latin America. With Alan Cheuse, she edited Writers Workshop in a Book: the Squaw Valley Community of Writers on the Art of Fiction. She is a professor of English at Irvine Valley College.
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