Julia Alvarez

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Birthday
27, 1950
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Latina author of In the Time of Butterflies, How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, and other novels. Her poetic works include The Woman I Kept to Myself and Homecoming.

Before Fame

She attended Syracuse University and Connecticut College and later served as Middlebury College's Writer-in-Residence.

Trivia

She received a Hispanic Heritage Award in Literature.

Family Life

She was born into a Dominican-American family in New York City. She married Bill Eichner in 1989.

Associated With

She was a close friend of fellow author Sandra Cisneros.