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Li Yun Alvarado

Li Yun Alvarado is the author of the chapbooks Words or Water and Nuyorico, CA. A poet and scholar, her work has appeared in VIDA Review; Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education; The Acentos Review; Aster(ix), and Cura: A Literary Magazine of Art and Action, among others. She has served as the Senior Poetry Editor for Kweli Journal and is an alumna of VONA/Voices Writing Workshop and AROHO. Li Yun is a native New Yorker living in California who takes frequent trips to Salinas, Puerto Rico to visit la familia. She created her first author website in 2010 and redesigned it in 2015 and again in 2018: www.liyunalvarado.com