NEA Big Read - Broward County

Sat, January 30, 2021
2:00 PM
Virtual - Fort Lauderdale, FL
Date and time:Saturday, January 30, 2021 2:00 pm
Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
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Program:NEA Big Read
Panelist(s) Info:Joy Harjo - Co-sponsored by Eastern Illinois University Department of English
Duration:1 hour

No registration is required for this event. This online program will be on Microsoft Teams.

Join Joy Harjo, a member of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation and current U.S. poet laureate, in an online conversation, as she reads works from her latest book An American Sunrise: Poems and has a moderated Q+A discussion.

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.

Co-sponsored by Broward County Library, Broward Public Library Foundation, Inc., Eastern Illinois University Department of English, and Florida Center for the Book.

This online program will be on Microsoft Teams.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.