Get a preview of Marie's book, Summer in February: a memoir of Lima Peru and its beaches.

Learn about her other works, including illustrated short stories.

Learn about the author, her family in the U.S. and in Peru and a timeline of their lives together.

Peruvians take great pride in their cuisine. Take a tour of coastal Peruvian ingredients and dishes.

Try out the recipes featured in Marie's memoir, Counterclockwise.

Lean more about Peruvian current events.

Look into trusted charities working in Perú.

See beautiful Peruvian religious artwork.

Look into books that have inspired the writer.

For speaking engagements and interviews please contact Marie Alvarez-Calderón via email at