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Category: Poet Laureate

August 22, 2019, TIME
The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate on How Poetry Can Counter Hate

Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate, tells TIME about her new book, ‘An American Sunrise,’ and the state of poetry.

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, Washington Examiner
Speaking Poetry with a Pathbreaking Poet Laureate

"America may be getting more polarized, but a good way to talk about political issues, she says, is not through political language, which relies on clichés and prohibits people from understanding each other."

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.