Connie Alvarez

Communications Director

KCRW Staff/Producer

Connie Alvarez is KCRW Communications Director; former Director of Volunteer Services and former producer of Bookworm and Good Food.

 

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Written by Amy Ta, produced by Christian Bordal 
 When it comes to Christmas, Mexicans care more about the Eve rather than the actual day. That’s according to Gustavo Arellano,…

In Mexico, Christmas is about the family matriarch and lots of food

Written by Amy Ta, produced by Christian Bordal When it comes to Christmas, Mexicans care more about the Eve rather than the actual day. That’s according to Gustavo Arellano,…

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Two brilliant writers talk about a brilliant writer: Ann Beattie and Richard Bausch discuss the haunted dreamscapes of the short fiction of Peter Taylor.

Ann Beattie and Richard Bausch: The Complete Stories of Peter Taylor

Two brilliant writers talk about a brilliant writer: Ann Beattie and Richard Bausch discuss the haunted dreamscapes of the short fiction of Peter Taylor.

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For The Monk of Mokha, Dave Eggers writes the story of Mokhtar Alkhanshali bridging the country of his ancestors with the country where he lives.

Mokhtar Alkhanshali and Dave Eggers: The Monk of Mokha

For The Monk of Mokha, Dave Eggers writes the story of Mokhtar Alkhanshali bridging the country of his ancestors with the country where he lives.

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