Natanya Ann Pulley is a Diné writer of fiction and non-fiction. Her clans are Kinyaa’áani (Towering House People) and Táchii’nii (Red Running into Water People).
She’s published work in numerous journals including Split Lip, Monkeybicycle, The Offing, Waxwing, and As/Us. Anthologized essays can be found in Counternarratives from Women of Color Academics, #NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, Women Write Resistance, Shapes of Native Nonfiction and most recently The Diné Reader. Online reading available on the publications page.
A former editor of Quarterly West and
South Dakota Review, she is the founding editor of Hairstreak Butterfly Review. She received a Phd from the University of Utah in Fiction with an emphasis in the Evolution and De-evolution of Novel Forms. Natanya is an assistant professor of English at Colorado College where she teaches texts by Native American writers, Fiction Writing, and Experimental Forms in Ethnic Literature.
Her short story collection With Teeth (Oct. 2019) is the winner of the 2018 Many Voices Project competition and published by New Rivers Press. Current projects include editing an anthology of Flash Fiction from Native American writers (UNM Press) and an Diné craft issue of Hairstreak Butterfly Review. Her writing projects include a nonfiction collection, a novel reimagining Peter Pan, and a novel-in-stories (Gapp's Basement) that she will always be working on forever and ever.