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Category: Interviews

November 18, 2022, The Wall Street Journal
Joy Harjo Found a "Portal to Grace" in Poetry

From the Wall Street Journal's Weekend Confidential, 11/18/22:

The first Native to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate believes that poems can give us ‘new ways to speak with each other’ at a time of division.

November 01, 2022, Khora Magazine
Interview with Joy Harjo


"I read Catching the Light in one day, totally immersed in language and story. When I reached the last page, I felt full of possibility — not...

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...

October 07, 2022, The American Scholar
Fifty Years of Song

Joy Harjo talks with her life in poetry with Stephanie Bastek of The American Scholar podcast

September 26, 2022, Rematriation
Rematriation Podcast with Joy Harjo

Last year Rematriation had the honor to sit down with Joy to discuss her position as 23rd United States Poet Laureate. She shares her feelings on being an inductee to the National Women’s Hall of Fame...

September 22, 2022, Voices of Oklahoma
Voices of Oklahoma - Joy Harjo
Inspired by the creative women in her life, Joy became a writer, musician, activist, and the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate. Listen to the full interview.
August 31, 2022, High Country News
August 09, 2022, Cultural Survival Quarterly
We The Peoples Before: A Conversation with Joy Harjo

Phoebe Mills Farris, Ph.D. (Powhatan-Pamunkey), a Purdue University Professor Emerita, photographer, freelance art critic, and Cultural Survival Quarterly contributing Arts Editor, spoke with Harjo at First Peoples Fund’s We The Peoples Before event on June...

June 23, 2022
May 01, 2022, 5 Plain Questions Podcast - Plains Art Museum