Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez is a contemporary author Born in New York City in 1950. Much of her work is inspired by her heritage and the period she spent living in the Dominican Republic before fleeing to the United States. Her novels include How the García Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of the Butterflies.


by Julia Alvarez

‘Exile’ by Julia Alvarez is a narrative depiction of the poet’s childhood memories of leaving the Dominican Republic for the United States.

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