magic making is not for pendejas
Peggy Robles- Alvarado is a 2021 Jerome Hill Foundation Fellow in Literature, a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, and a 2020 Atticus Review Poetry Contest winner. She is also a BRIO award winner with fellowships from CantoMundo, Desert Nights Rising Stars, The Frost Place, VONA, Academy for Teachers, and The Home School. Peggy is a three-time International Latino Book Award winner who authored Conversations With My Skin (2011), and Homage To The Warrior Women (2012).
Through Robleswrites Productions, she created The Abuela Stories Project (2016) and Mujeres, The Magic, The Movement, and The Muse (2017). Her work has appeared in The Breakbeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNext, ¡Manteca! an Anthology of Afro- Latin@ Poets by Arte Publico Press, great weather for MEDIA, What Saves Us: Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump and The Soul Sister Revue Anthology. Online she has been published in Tribes.org, The Quarry at Split This Rock, The Common, 92Y.org #wordswelivein, Centro Voices Letras Literary Journal, NACLA.org and served as guest editor for The Acentos Review: Performance of Breath issue August 2019.
published in 92Y’s #wordswelivein, NACLA, The Center for Puerto Rican Studies and The Bronx Memoir Project.
Mujeres, The Magic, The Movement and The Muse is an anthology by 13 women writers that honors the body as storyteller and soothsayer.
Led by Peggy Robles-Alvarado and inspired by Taino, Lukumi and Palo traditions.
These women pull at complex histories to connect to spirit and set down fear to carry their pens and pull at the holy roar caught in their feet, hands, heart and head..
A poignant and powerful transformation from a pregnant fifteen year old girl scarred by relationship abuse and her resiliency as she evolved into a woman Learn more...
A collection of poetry and prose dedicated to the inherited strength of women as expressed in their labor, love, sensuality, spirituality and movement. Learn more...