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Category: Reviews

January 30, 2014

Initiations: A review of Crazy Brave by Pam Uschuk

Crazy Brave is one of most inventive memoirs I’ve ever read. It is as intensely engrossing as it is poignant. It also has a sense of humor. Since Harjo is a...

January 30, 2014, Book Browse
Book Browse Review

In this transcendent memoir, grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry, Joy Harjo, one of our leading Native American voices, details her journey to becoming a poet.Read Review

January 30, 2014
January 30, 2014
Alabama’s Writer’s Forum

When most Alabama readers think of Alabama writers, Native American—or American Indian as Joy Harjo calls herself—aren’t the first writers who come to mind, yet Joy Harjo attributes what she considers to be three of the most important traits of...

January 30, 2014
Native People’s Review of Crazy Brave

One of Native America’s strongest voices, poet and musician Joy Harjo has finally told her own story in this poetic memoir. Like her rich poetry, this book brims with lyrical word pictures, glimpses of Harjo’s childhood and time in Indian...

December 29, 2012
Interviews, Reviews, Articles 2012 and Previous

List of Interviews and Reviews from 2012 and previous.

August 21, 2012
All Things Literary, All Things Natural

If our impending births came with the same warning, LIFE IS DANGEROUS, would most of us have the courage to step across the threshold from unborn to born, let alone write about it?Read Review

August 16, 2012, Los Angeles Review of Books
A Diary Left Open: On Joy Harjo

"Crazy Brave, brings one of our finest — and most complicated — poets into view. And in an era when all poets are hard to see and Native American poets are invisible, it couldn’t come at a better time."

July 13, 2012, Shelf Awareness
Shelf Awareness Review of Crazy Brave

"Part autobiography, part prose poem and part mythology, this memoir begs to be read aloud. Harjo traces the origin of her poetic musical and theatrical careers, but she offers much more than reminiscences. Her story is an account of the...