Writer, vocalist, and sound artist, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs is the author of three chapbooks which include Ichi-Ban and Ni-Ban (MOH Press), Manuel is destroying my bathroom (Belladonna Press), and the album, Televisíon. Her work has been published in Rattapallax, Black Renaissance Noir, Nocturnes, Spoken Word Revolution Redux, Ploughshares, Journal of Pan-African Studies, P.M.S, Jubilat, Everything But the Burden, Tea Party Magazine, Muck Works and Fence. Her interdisciplinary work has been featured at The Kitchen, Yale University, Recess Activities Inc, Cal Arts, The Whitney and MoMa to name a few. She has received scholarships, residencies, and fellowships from Cave Canem, Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, Naropa Institute, Caldera Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, the Eben Demarest Trust, Harlem Community Arts Fund, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Rockefeller Brothers Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Barbara Deming Memorial Grant for Women and the Jerome Foundation. As an independent curator, director and producer, LaTasha has produced several literary/musical events for the stage and radio and is the co-founder and co-editor of Coon Bidness/SO4.
She is a Harlem Native.