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January 12, 2020, New Mexico in Focus - NMPBS
Joy Harjo on New Mexico in Focus

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we celebrate Joy Harjo, a groundbreaking poet and New Mexico treasure. Correspondent Megan Kamerick caught up with Harjo at a poetry reading in Santa Fe to talk about why she sees the poet...

December 06, 2019, Billings Gazette
U.S poet laureate Joy Harjo inspires other Montana poets

Joy Harjo is a major voice in Native American poetry, and has inspired others to express themselves through writing....

September 04, 2019, Library of Congress
Laureate at the Library: Sharing the History and Realities of Field Recordings of Native American Songs and Narratives

The following guest post is by Judith Gray, coordinator of Reference Services in the Library’s American Folklife Center. This is the fifth and final post in a series documenting Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s summertime meetings with librarians and curators across...

August 28, 2019, Library of Congress
Laureate at the Library: Joy Harjo Visits the Prints and Photographs Division

The following guest post is by Katherine Blood and Melissa Lindberg of the Library’s Prints and Photographs Division. This is the fourth in a series of five posts documenting Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s summertime meetings with librarians and curators across...

August 21, 2019, Library of Congress
Laureate at the Library: Resonance in the Cultural Collections of the Manuscript Division

The following guest post is by Barbara Bair, curator of Literature, Culture, and the Arts in the Library’s Manuscript Division. This is the third in a series of five posts documenting Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s summertime meetings with librarians and...

August 15, 2019, Library of Congress
Laureate at the Library: Talking Geopoetics with Joy Harjo in the Geography and Map Division Research Center

The following guest post is by John Hessler, curator of the Kislak Collection of the Archaeology and History of the Early Americas in the Library’s Geography and Map Division. This is the second in a series of five posts documenting...

August 08, 2019, Library of Congress
Laureate at the Library: Joy Harjo Visits the Main Reading Room

This is the first in a series of five posts documenting Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s summertime meetings with librarians and curators across the Library of Congress.

August 05, 2019, ELLE
Joy Harjo Shares a Poem From Her New Collection

Joy shares “Advice for Countries, Advanced, Developing and Falling" with an introduction.

April 18, 2018, The University of Arizona Poetry Center
1508: A look back at our Climate Change + Poetry series

Around a year and a half ago, we invited eight of our favorite contemporary poets to Tucson to talk with us about climate change and poetry. We wrote to Aracelis Girmay, Brenda Hillman, Brian Teare, Camille...

December 18, 2016
NEA Arts Magazine

“Harjo’s decision to take risks has paid off in the profound impact she has had through her work. In telling her own story, both the beautiful and the broken parts, Harjo has become a leader. Today she is seen as...