Kelechi Ubozoh

Kelechi Ubozoh is a Nigerian-American writer and mental health advocate who blends the reality of trauma, race, and mental health into her writing. Kelechi co-hosts the Bay Area submission-based reading series MoonDrop Productions with Cassandra Dallett. She has performed at the Berkeley Poetry Festival (2019), Oakland’s Beast Crawl (2016-2017) and San Francisco’s Litquake (2018-2019). For the past three years she has performed at Litcrawl with Cocoa Fly, an all-Black women troupe. Her work is published in Endangered Species, Enduring Values edited by Shizue Seigel. In 2019, she published her anthology with L.D. Green, We’ve Been Too Patient: Voices from Radical Mental Health. She is currently working on a collection of poetry through memoir.  

 

Kelechi was invited by Kai Sugioka-Stone.

Kelechi is reading with Write Now! SF Bay’s fourth anthology Essential Truths Book Launch. They have worked hard to build a multicultural community of BIPOC writers and artists. The East Bay Book Launch is on Thursday, July 22, 7pm PT. The password is essentialtruths. Please go to https://www.facebook.com/EssentialTruthsSFBay and like it!

Kelechi is also part of the Trauma, Tresses, and Truth Conference on August 7, and August 8th and will be reading 8/7.

You can buy books directly from Kelechi here.