"The Motherhood Poems"
 first appeared in Necessary Fiction

--follow the link & then do a  search for Alvarado --
& later was reprinted in New California Writing, 2011, Heydey Press.

New fiction:

"Dear Juana of God" from my new collection-in-progress, Jillian in the Borderlands, appears in Drunken Boat's Librotraficante Portfolio.

"Vessels of Light"  was published in The Collagist in April 2013 and an interview about the story appears on their blog.
Photo by Kathryn Alvarado
 "Emily's Exit," from Not a Matter of Love, was first published in Spork Press.