Rebel Girl

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Gender Female
Location On the picket line, Orange County, California
Introduction Rebel Girl takes her nom-de-plume from Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, labor activist and subject of the Woody Guthrie song, "Rebel Girl." In real life, she is Lisa Alvarez, a mild-mannered professor of English at Irvine Valley College and co-director of the summer writers workshops at the Community of Writers. Her stories and essays have appeared most recently in the "American Book Review," Green Mountains Review," "Santa Monica Review" and in the anthology "Sudden Fiction Latino: Short-Short Stories from the United States and Latin America" (Norton). She teaches creative writing at Irvine Valley College. You can contact her via
Interests Justice and good bread, roses too!
Favorite Music Johnny Cash, the Clash, Joni Mitchell, Lila Downs, Emmylou Harris, X, Dave Alvin, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Charlie Haden, Joe Hill, Utah Phillips.
Favorite Books "Vindication of the Rights of Women" by Mary Wollstonecraft.

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Don't complain, organize.