MK Chavez is a writer and a champion of public health.
She is the author of Virgin Eyes (Zeitgeist Press). Mothermorphosis (Nomadic Press) was released in March 2016 and will be followed by her full-length collection Dear Animal, (Nomadic Press) which will be available in the Fall of 2016.
Chavez is co-founder/co-curator of the Berkeley-based monthly reading series Lyrics & Dirges, and the co-director of the Berkeley Poetry Festival.
She believes in literary confrontation and its capacity to obliterate all forms of oppression.
Recent and upcoming work can be found in Story Magazine, Aspasiology, and Jam Tarts Literary Magazine.