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Duende VOCES Poetry Series Presents Natalie Diaz

  • Duende @ MahoganyBooks 1231 Good Hope Road Washington, DC 20020 United States (map)

Join us for a special Duende VOCES Poetry Series, featuring one of our most important & influential poets, Natalie Diaz, author of WHEN MY BROTHER WAS AN AZTEC (Copper Canyon Press) & featured in Graywolf's latest anthology, NEW POETS OF NATIVE NATIONS.

Natalie will read & sign books at our pop-up partner, MahoganyBooks on Saturday, Sept. 1, from 4-5 p.m. The event is free & open to the public, but RSVP is required due to limited space availability. 

About the author: 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.