Mk Chavez

Oakland based Latinx writer, MK Chavez is the author of Mothermorphosis and Dear Animal, (Nomadic Press.) She is a recipient of the Pen Oakland Josephine Miles Award and her poem The New Whitehouse, Finding Myself Among the Ruins, was selected by Eileen Myles for the Cosmonauts Avenue 2017 Poetry Award. Chavez is also co-founder/curator of the reading series Lyrics & Dirges and co-director of the Berkeley Poetry Festival, a fellow with CantoMundo, and a writer in residence at Alley Cat Books.


Mk’s on track 5, which was named after a line in her poem “Declivity, it Slopes Down”,

crest, axis, inclination:



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