Lewis & Clark Library: An American Sunrise

Mon, November 22, 2021
7:00 PM
Virtual-7 pm MST: Helena, MT

NEA Big Read: Lewis & Clark County

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - An American Sunrise with Joy Harjo

Monday, November 22 at 7 PM

United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will join us virtually to read from and discuss her book, An American Sunrise.

Register in advance for this webinar: https://tinyurl.com/nms5kjct After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will be in conversation with Mandy Smoker Broaddus who is the Co-Poet Laureate of Montana. In 2019 Harjo, a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, was appointed the 23rd US Poet Laureate, the first Native American to hold the position. She has written nine books of poetry and two memoirs, Crazy Brave and Poet Warrior which just came out in 2021. Harjo has won numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Ruth Lilly Prize from the Poetry Foundation for Lifetime Achievement.