Media: Interviews, Reviews, Articles

Category: Radio

October 09, 2020, PBS News Hour
Joy Harjo on how a new Native poetry anthology fills a gap in American literature

Joy Harjo interviewed for PBS News Hour about the new Norton anthology, When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through. Read or listen to the interview here

August 31, 2020, WNYC - The Brian Lehrer Show
First American Poetry

Joy Harjo, performer and writer, the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate, member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and the editor of When the Light of the World Was Subdued...

April 29, 2020, WAMU Radio - The Kojo Nmamdi Show
A Conversation with U.S. Poet Laureate

In search of insight in this time of pestilence, we turn to U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo. Harjo, the first Native American to be named poet laureate, is both an award-winning musician and author of several...

October 21, 2019, The Library of Congress
The Poet and the Poem from the Library of Congress

Joy Harjo is interviewed by Grace Cavalieri on the Library of Congress's original "Poet and the Poem" podcast series.

September 19, 2019, PBS Newshour
Poet laureate Joy Harjo opens a Native 'doorway of hope'

Joy Harjo, the new poet laureate of the United States, is the first Native American to achieve that honor. Jeffrey Brown recently sat down with Harjo, a member of Oklahoma's Muscogee Creek Nation, in Tulsa to...

September 16, 2019, Radio New Zealand
Joy Harjo on Radio New Zealand

Joy Harjo is a critically acclaimed poet and musician and she is the first Native American to be named US poet laureate.https://www.rnz.co.nz/national...

April 16, 2018, WUNC Public Radio
WUNC Public Radio Interview with Joy Harjo

Bringing Traditional Themes Into Contemporary Writing

January 19, 2014
January 19, 2014, NPR
July 19, 2012
Feminist Magazine
“Everyone is carrying a piece of the light. Sing it. Let it be poetry. Unwind in story. Dance. Be with it. Be it.”

Hosted by Ariana Manov & Lynn Harris Ballen.

LISTEN: http://feministmagazine.org/2012/07/july-17/