La Tasha N. Nevada Diggs

La Tasha N. Nevada Diggs
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Writer, vocalist, and sound artist, La Tasha N. Nevada Diggs, is the author of three chapbooks, including Ichi-Ban and Ni-Ban (MOH Press), and Manuel is destroying my bathroom (Belldonna Press). Belladonna published her first full collection of poems, Twerk, in 2013. LaTasha has received scholarships, residencies, and fellowships from Cave Canem, Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, Naropa Institute, Caldera Arts, and the New York Foundation for the Arts, and was a 2016 Whiting Award winner in poetry. She is the poetry curator for the online arts journal,, and is the lead electronic vocalist for the bands, The Yohimbe Brothers, fronted by Vernon Reid and DJ Logic and TBK, fronted by Guillermo E. Brown. She is a Harlem native.

First posted: September 15, 2005

Last modified: April 3, 2017