Assistant Professor of English Natanya Ann Pulley received a 2022 Creative Writing Fellowship of $25,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts. More than 2,000 writers applied for 35 of the highly coveted NEA fellowships this year. Pulley, who is Diné, with her clans being Kinyaa’áani (Towering House) and Táchii’nii (Red Running into Water), teaches contemporary fiction and nonfiction. She authored “With Teeth,” winner of the 2018 Many Voices Project competition, has published stories in The Massachusetts Review, Phantom Drift, Split Lip, and The Offing, and essays in “Shapes of Native Nonfiction” and “The Diné Reader.” Pulley is founding editor of Hairstreak Butterfly Review.