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September 15, 2021, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 14, 2021, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Review: Poet Warrior

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reviews Joy Harjo's Poet Warrior and When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through. Read more

September 12, 2021, Albuquerque Journal
Feeding the Spirit

Compassion, empowered women and the many faces of love provide insights into the poems and remembrances in Joy Harjo’s memoir “Poet Warrior. Read the full review here

September 08, 2021, NPR-KRCC-Book Reviews
'Poet Warrior' Centers On The Role Of Poetry, Art And Music In Joy Harjo's Life

"Poet Warrior is a celebration of art." Read the review by Gabino Iglesias for NPR Book Reviews

September 07, 2021, Chapter 16
September 07, 2021, Minneapolis Star Tribune
August 24, 2021, Public Books
The Direction of Beginning

Harjo’s When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through is a generous, well-crafted book. Teeming with contemporary voices, grounded in how tradition lives, rather than what it was or how it was perceived, the anthology undoes...

July 15, 2021, Ploughshares
Mapmaking and Living Nations, Living Words: An Anthology of First Peoples Poetry

Joy Harjo’s signature project as the 23rd U.S. Poet Laureate is one of mapmaking: gathering poems by 47 Native Nations poets in a cartography of voice. Review by Cynthia R. Wallace

July 15, 2021, World Literature Today
Living Nations, Living Words: Book Review

LIVING NATIONS, LIVING WORDS is a project conceived of and curated by US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo and sponsored by the Library of Congress. Reviewed by Jeanetta Calhoun Mish

July 02, 2021, Publisher's Weekly
Starred Review: Poet Warrior: A Memoir

Poet Warrior: A Memoir receives a Starred Review in Publisher's Weekly! Read more here