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Category: Crazy Brave

January 30, 2014, Literary Mama
Crazy Brave: An Interview with Joy Harjo and Review of Her New Memoir

It struck me at the time that Harjo’s poetry in particular touched something more emotional than intellect-centered academe could grasp . . . Read Review

January 30, 2014, Yes Magazine
Yes Magazine Book Review: Joy Harjo’s “Crazy Brave”

Native American poet Joy Harjo declares, “I was not brave.” But her memoir is a gift that urges us to enlist our own crazy bravery to step through the doorways in our lives.Read Review

January 30, 2014

Initiations: A review of Crazy Brave by Pam Uschuk

Crazy Brave is one of most inventive memoirs I’ve ever read. It is as intensely engrossing as it is poignant. It also has a sense of humor. Since Harjo is a...

January 30, 2014, Book Browse
Book Browse Review

In this transcendent memoir, grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry, Joy Harjo, one of our leading Native American voices, details her journey to becoming a poet.Read Review

January 30, 2014
January 30, 2014
Alabama’s Writer’s Forum

When most Alabama readers think of Alabama writers, Native American—or American Indian as Joy Harjo calls herself—aren’t the first writers who come to mind, yet Joy Harjo attributes what she considers to be three of the most important traits of...

January 30, 2014
Native People’s Review of Crazy Brave

One of Native America’s strongest voices, poet and musician Joy Harjo has finally told her own story in this poetic memoir. Like her rich poetry, this book brims with lyrical word pictures, glimpses of Harjo’s childhood and time in Indian...

January 20, 2014
2013 PEN Literary Award

Joy Harjo wins in Creative Nonfiction for “Crazy Brave” at 2013 PEN Literary Awards!

January 19, 2014
IAIA American Book Award

Institute of American Indian Arts

Joy Harjo has been honored for her most recent book, Crazy Brave, A Memoir (W.W. Norton & Company). This was her second American Book Award.

January 19, 2014