Chris Muravez finished his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Sierra Nevada College. He is a ten year veteran of the U.S. Army and the Army National Guard. His poetry focuses on exploring the damaging effects of war on both the society and the individual. His poems have been featured in The Mochila Review, Santa Clara Review, and South 85 Journal. He has also worked on the Sierra Nevada Review (Sierra Nevada College's literary journal) as an editor. Apart from reading and writing, Chris also enjoys cheeseburgers and heavy metal.