Oakland-based Latinx writer MK Chavez is the author of several chapbooks, including “Mothermorphosis” and “Dear Animal,” which received the 2017 PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award. Chavez’s poem The New Whitehouse, Finding Myself in 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.
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2018 - State Lines: New California Poets