BOOK SIGNING AND READING
AT THE BRONX MUSEUM OF ART
Peggy Robles-Alvarado is a Puerto Rican and Dominican educator and writer who inspires triumph and embodies strength. Her incredible rhythmic energy paired with her "raw truth style" has seduced audiences with verses relating to identity, sensuality and spirituality and has made her the recipient of the 2012 "Mujeres Destacadas Award," a recognition given annually by El Diario-La Prensa to the most outstanding women in the Latino community. She was also awarded second place in the category of Best Poetry Book in English by the 2012 International Latino Book Awards, and she received the 2012 Womyn Warrior Award presented by Casa Atabex Aché, a center that provides holistic and alternative healing techniques for the self-empowerment of women of color.