Natalie Diaz released her first poetry collection, When My Brother Was an Aztec, in 2012. This March, she released her second book, Post Colonial Love Poem, described by the New York Times as “no doubt one of the most important poetry releases in years.” Join Diaz as she shares some of her newest work and takes listener questions. Free with RSVP: https://nypublicradio.us5.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=4109fdd323aaac7078eadaa8f&id=1110accead
Natalie Diaz is a poet, language activist and educator 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. She is 2018 MacArthur Foundation Fellow, 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.
This event is part of the First Peoples Week Festival, the Greene Space’s first-ever multi-day celebration centering Indigenous communities in and out of NYC.
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