Nyky Gomez is a fourth generation Mexican-American of Apache and Comanche descent, currently based in Seattle. Nyky Gomez writes Skinned Heart Zine, connecting her personal experiences in life to political and social themes in hopes of creating conversation that will lead to big and small change. Her writing focuses on her experiences as a Brown women involved in punk and activist sub-culture, relationships, healing from abuse,family, resistance culture, assimilation and feminism. Nyky Gomez also currently operates Brown Recluse Zine Distro, a project dedicated to centering zines written by People of Color started in the spirit of visibility.
In Fall 2013, she was a touring member of the POC Zine Project Race Riot Tour.