Natalie's writing has been featured in Praire Schooner, Iowa Review, and Crab Orchard Review, among others. Her work was selected by Natasha Tretheway for Best New Poets, and she is a past recipient of the Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry.
Following is Part 1 of a two-part interview with the writer. Part 2 will be featured in a future edition of Blast Furnace.
How were you introduced to the sport of basketball? Who were your opponents when you were learning the sport?
|Photo: Joseph Gidjunis|
Editor's Note: A video interview with Natalie Diaz that was recently featured on PBS is posted at http://video.pbs.org/video/2248385686?starttime=74749