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April 11, 2023, LitHub
Joy Harjo on Being a Poet and Witness to History

From Her Acceptance Speech for the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award at The National Book Critics Circle Awards

February 14, 2023, Yale Library
Joy Harjo wins Yale’s 2023 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry

Joy Harjo has been named the winner of Yale’s 2023 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry. The Bollingen Prize, established by Paul Mellon in 1949, is awarded biennially by Yale University Library through Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript...

February 02, 2023, The Washington Post
Percival Everett, Ling Ma among nominees for critics prizes - The Washington Post

Former U.S. poet laureate Joy Harjo has won an honorary award for lifetime achievement.

February 02, 2023, The Los Angeles Times
Here are the finalists for the 2022 National Book Critics Circle Awards

This year’s recipient of the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award will be former U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo. Recognizing her three terms in the prestigious national post and as “a leading voice for Native American communities on and off...

December 21, 2022, Americans for the Arts - ArtsBlog
Reflections on Native American Cultural Contributions in 2022

Native-led organizations and Native American artists are receiving a well-deserved increase in public attention, recognition, and support. Joy Harjo was honored at the National Arts Awards with the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more

December 01, 2022, From the Catbird Seat: Poetry & Literature at the Library of Congress
An Important Honor for Joy Harjo and “Living Nations, Living Words”

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo continues to earn praise for her work in the position. On October 26th at its annual convention, the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries., and Museums (ATALM) presented one of its Guardians of Culture and...

October 19, 2022, Vogue
Joy Harjo On When She Realized Poetry Has Power

Harjo was awarded the lifetime achievement award at the National Art Awards, which took place at Guastavino’s in New York City. Shortly before, Vogue took a moment to chat with Harjo about what inspires her work...

November 09, 2021, News on 6
Joy Harjo, Kristin Chenoweth To Be Recognized At 44th Annual Governor's Awards

The Oklahoma Arts Council announced on Monday that U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will be designated an Oklahoma Cultural Treasure in recognition of her contributions. Broken Arrow's Own Kristin Chenoweth will also be recognized as an Oklahoma Cultural Ambassador.

May 10, 2021, Native News Online
Joy Harjo, Marcella LeBeau Among National Native American Hall of Fame 2021 Inductees

The National Native American Hall of Fame (NNAHOF) this week announced eight new inductees from across Indian Country, celebrated for their contributions in Native advocacy, politics, athletics, arts, health, and culture preservation and revitalization.

June 27, 2018
“A Delta In The Skin” by Joy Harjo wins the Camaiore International Award

A wonderful piece of news! The Passigli edition of Un delta nella pelle won one of the most important poetry prizes – IL PREMIO CAMAIOR!