Alexandra Regalado

El Salvador

Member Since: 11/09/2010

Alexandra Lytton Regalado's poetry collection, Matria, is the winner of the St. Lawrence Book Award (Black Lawrence Press, 2017). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in cream city review, Creative Nonfiction, Gulf Coast, MiPOesias, The Notre Dame Review, NANO Fiction, Narrative, OCHO, Passages North, Puerto del Sol, Phoebe, Radar Poetry and elsewhere. Alexandra holds an MFA in poetry from Florida International University and an MFA in fiction from Pacific University. Co-founder of Kalina publishing, Alexandra is author, editor, and/or translator of more than ten Central American-themed books, most recently the bilingual Salvadoran prose anthology Vanishing Points (2017). Her chapbook won Honorable Mention in the 2012 Center for Book Arts Competition. Alexandra is the winner of the 2015 Coniston Poetry Prize and her work has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best New Poets.



Twitter Username: @kalinaeditorial


  • Matria , Black Lawrence Press (May 2017)
  • Puntos de fuga / Vanishing Points: Contemporary Salvadoran Prose , Kalina
  • Teatro bajo mi piel / Theatre Under My Skin : Contemporary Salvadoran Poetry , Kalina (2014)
  • Salvadoran Settings / Mesas y Escenas de El Salvador , Museo Tin Marin (2001)
  • El Salvador: Panorámica de la Pintura Siglo XX / A Panorama of 20th Century Painting , Museo de Arte de El Salvador (2004)
  • Ilobasco: Barro Eterno / Eternal Clay , Iniciativa Pro Arte Popular (2003)
  • The Bay Islands of Honduras / Las Islas de la Bahía de Honduras , Banco Uno / From the Heart Foundation (2002)
  • El Sol Aún Sonríe: Imagenes Salvadoreñas de los Terremotos del 2001 / The Sun Still Smiles: Salvadoran Images of the 2001 Earthquakes , Museo de Arte de El Salvador (2001)


  • Founder and Directing Editor at Editorial Kalina (February 2006 - )


  • Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from Florida International University (May 1999)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from Pacific University (June 2014)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Children's literature , Poetry