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What An Author Looks Like: Mia Alvar

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In the Country is Mia Alvar’s debut collection of short stories. Alvar, a Filipina writer, grew up in Bahrain and New York City, and her stories explore what it means to be an immigrant in the Middle East and the U.S., what it is like to come back to the Philippines, and what it means to have never left yet still yearn for the concept of home

March 25, 2016 | Lauren Rheaume

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