January 15, 2021, South Dakota Public Radio
In the Moment . . . Arts
United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo says America has a broken heart, and poetry can help heal it. Part of that healing is the acknowledgement of generations of Native American poetic voices.
January 05, 2021, Cowboys & Indians
The Real Deal: Indigenous Storytellers
This year, we’re shining our literary light on Indigenous writers Joy Harjo (Muscogee Nation), Kelli Jo Ford (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma), and Louise Erdrich (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa).
A Cast of Characters: Notable Oklahomans from 2020
Our list of notable Oklahomans features people who have been at the center of the news and culture in 2020. Joy Harjo is among them.
December 22, 2020, Mvskoke Media
Highs and Lows of 2020
Gary Fife of Mvskoke Media reviews 2020 “Highs,” among them, Joy Harjo’s third term laureateship.
December 22, 2020, Vanity Fair
Marilyn Minter, Joy Harjo, and More Give a Colorful Kiss-Off to 2020
Six cultural voices mark the transition to 2021 with choice words and swipes of lipstick
December 02, 2020, The Poetry Society of America
Joy Harjo reads Nora Marks Dauenhauer
The Poetry Society of America celebrates its 110th Anniversary, and to mark the occasion, we have invited 11 acclaimed poets to help us create Reading Through the Decades, a video survey of American poetry over the past 110 years.
November 30, 2020, Business Insider
The first Indigenous poet laureate in US history discusses the powerful role of poetry right now as we mourn the loss of life during the pandemic
Business Insider spoke with Joy Harjo, the country’s poet laureate and the first Indigenous person to hold the title since the position was created in 1937.
November 20, 2020, Washington Post Book Club
Poetic justice: Joy Harjo has been appointed to a third term as U.S. Poet Laureate.
Poetic justice: Joy Harjo has been appointed to a third term as U.S. Poet Laureate. Only one other writer — Robert Pinsky — has ever served three terms. Harjo, a member of the Muscogee Nation and a powerful voice for…
November 19, 2020, PBS Newshour
Joy Harjo will serve a rare third term as U.S. Poet Laureate
Joy Harjo, the first Native American poet to serve as U.S. poet laureate, has been reappointed to a rare third term by the Library of Congress.
November 19, 2020, USA Today
United States poet laureate Joy Harjo to serve third 1-year term, Library of Congress announces
U.S. poet laureate Joy Harjo will serve a third, one-year term and has launched an online project that celebrates Native American poets around the country.
Her reappointment was announced Thursday by the Library of Congress…
November 19, 2020, Oprah Magazine
Oprah Lists "31 Native American Authors to Read Right Now"
Joy Harjo, among 30 others, listed by Joy Harjo as one of the 31 Native American authors to read right now.
Joy Harjo Announced as Third Term U.S. Poet Laureate
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden appointed Joy Harjo as the 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress on June 19, 2019. Harjo was reappointed to a second term on April 30, 2020, and a third term on Nov. 19, 2020.