Natanya Ann Pulley

Natanya Ann Pulley is half-Navajo born to Kiiyaa’aanii (Towering House Clan). Her maternal grandfather is Tachiinii (Red Running Into Water Clan). She is currently working on her PhD in Fiction Writing at the University of Utah and is co-editor of the forthcoming anthology Good Medicine: A Collection of Native American Humor (Red Horse Press 2013). A writer of primarily fiction and non-fiction with outbreaks in poetry, Natanya’s publications include Western Humanities Review, The Florida Review, Drunken Boat, and McSweeney’s Open Letters Column (among others). Her poetry will be included in the anthology Women Write Resistance (Blue Light Press 2013).

Work by Natanya Ann Pulley

Natanya Ann Pulley

What It Will Be Like

He is the type to wonder what life would be like if they had a camping trailer and she is the type to ask no one aloud if masturbating burns as many calories as sex does. They are both the type to talk about it later, but not at the time they thought of it. They don’t see each other much. But they keep notes of themselves to exchange. They are the type to not have any life-threatening problems such as disease or homelessness. They will be depressed at times about their debt situation and sometimes relatives seem to ask too ...

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Natanya Ann Pulley

The Pre-positioned

If it hadn’t arrived during the quiet times to a man, so gentle a man that he often tapped the things around him before handling them as if to ask for permission, or to measure the weight—the actual weight as well as some metaphysical weight of each object before picking it up...

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