Natanya Ann Pulley

From Tiger Lily and the Impossible Neverland, a novel excerpt

Natanya Ann Pulley is a Diné writer of fiction and nonfiction. Her clans are Kinyaa’áani (Towering House People) and Táchii’nii (Red Running into Water People). A former editor of Quarterly West and South Dakota Review, she is the founding editor of Hairstreak Butterfly Review. She 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 is the winner of the 2018 Many Voices Project competition. She is currently editing an anthology of flash fiction from Native American writers (UNM Press) and writing a nonfiction work-in-progress (UNM Press), a novel reimagining Peter Pan, and a novel-in-stories that she will always be working on forever and ever. 


With Teeth (New Rivers Press)
“The Fox and the Miguels” in Phantom Drift 10.
“Touch-Worthy” forthcoming from South Dakota Review
More of Pulley’s work available to read online

A Reading from Colorado College’s Visiting Writers Series


  1. From Natanya Ann Pulley’s website:
    “At Colorado College, I teach a Literary Publishing Practicum that provides our students with information, tips, and discussions around publishing. We talk about literary journals, book publishing, careers in writing, current trends and conversations in the lit community.” For more information, click here.

Colorado College Conversation: Rising Indigenous Liberation