A Poetry Reading by Natalie Diaz
Date: 5:30pm PST February 7 Location: Templeton Campus Center, Council Chamber
- Courtesy of The University of Arizona Poetry Center. Copyright Â© 2014 Arizona Board of Regents.
Templeton Campus Center, Council Chamber
Natalie Diaz was born and raised in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California, on the banks of the Colorado River. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Tribe. Her first poetry collection, When My Brother Was an Aztec, was published by Copper Canyon Press. She is a Lannan Literary Fellow and a Native Arts Council Foundation Artist Fellow. She was awarded a Bread Loaf Fellowship, the Holmes National Poetry Prize, a Hodder Fellowship, and a PEN/Civitella Ranieri Foundation Residency, as well as being awarded a US Artists Ford Fellowship. Diaz teaches at the Arizona State University Creative Writing MFA program.