2020: Joy Harjo
National Endowment for the Arts: Big Read - A Conversation with Joy Harjo
Join Joy Harjo, a member of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation and current U.S. poet laureate, in a virtual conversation, as she reads works from her latest book An American Sunrise: Poems and has a moderated Q+A discussion.
Part of the Lions in Winter festival sponsored by the EIU Department of English Co-sponsored by Broward County Library, Florida; Broward Public Library Foundation Inc.; and Florida Center for the Book Free and open to the public.
In 2019, Harjo was appointed the 23rd United States Poet Laureate, the first Native American to hold the position. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Harjo is an internationally known award-winning poet, writer, performer, and saxophone player of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation.
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NEA Big Read/Lions In Winter Festival, "2020: Joy Harjo" (2021). Featured Writers. 40.