Franco A. Alvarado

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I am an author in Salem, Massachusetts, writing speculative fiction. I am currently working on my first novel. I was born in Lima, Peru, and raised in South Florida.

I co-founded the speculative fiction literary magazine Strangelet, which ran from 2012 through 2016. If you want to know more about my career in publishing, visit

I play a lot of TTRPGs. I occasionally co-host the podcast Tabletopped where my friends and I discuss TTRPGs. I also make supplements and I am working on an Old School Renaissance (OSR) TTRPG as well. If you want to know more about the games and supplements I am making, visit my page.

My extracurriculars include playing guitar, DM’ing a homebrew Dungeons and Dragons campaign set in an Ancient Mediterranean analogue, and talking about how good Peruvian food is.

Feel free to get in touch via Twitter.

See what I am doing now by visiting my now page.