May 22, 2020, Poetry Society of America
Dean Rader on Harjo's "Perhaps the World Ends Here"
Poet Dean Rader reflects on the poem he turns to in difficult times: Joy Harjo’s “Perhaps the World Ends Here.” Read more at Poetry Society of America.
May 20, 2020, Indian Country Today
Poetry reminds us we're all connected
An interview for Indian Country Today about Joy’s second term Poet Laureateship
May 20, 2020, Sugar Calling - A NYTimes Podcast
I Release You, Fear
Cheryl Strayed talks with the poet Joy Harjo about beauty, prophecies, and listening to your spiritual council.
May 19, 2020, Tulsa World
Tulsa's Joy Harjo talks Second Term as U.S. Poet Laureate, Quarantine
Joy Harjo talks to Tulsa World about her Second Term appointment and writing during the quarantine.
May 01, 2020, Vanity Fair
Why Poetry Is Having a Moment Amid the Global Quarantine
The poem is enjoying a bump in cultural relevance as the world sits at home and considers its surroundings. Why your timeline is possibly suddenly sprinkled with verse.
April 30, 2020, The Library of Congress
U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Appointed for a Second Term
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden has appointed Joy Harjo to serve a second term as the nation’s 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2020 – 2021. During her second term, Harjo will launch a new Library of Congress collection and online…
April 30, 2020, The New York Times
Joy Harjo Appointed Second Term as U.S. Poet Laureate
Joy Harjo has been appointed to a second term as the nation’s poet laureate, the Library of Congress announced on Thursday. The first Native American to hold the position, Harjo will be developing an interactive map of contemporary Native poets.
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…
Poets House Presents: Joy Harjo
Poets House Presents is a series of 10 minute readings by poets that are live streamed on Twitter & posted on our Archive, Facebook and YouTube on Wednesdays and Fridays at Noon – to keep our community thriving…
April 21, 2020, National Endowment for the Arts
NEA Art Works: Joy Harjo
*** Joy Harjo (Muscogee / Creek) the Poet Laureate of the United States (and NEA Big Read author) joins me this week for a far-ranging conversation about poetry and music. Listen to the podcast here.
April 21, 2020, Poetry Society of America
Reading in the Dark: Poetry Society of America
Reading in the Dark: Poets reflect on poems they return to in difficult times. Read Joy Harjo’s selection here.
April 10, 2020, Washington Post
The Poetry of Home: As America confronts coronavirus, four U.S. poets laureate explore the theme of home
Joy Harjo: ‘What joins us together is poetry’ Harjo reflects on her childhood, the way the kitchen table unites us and the renewed connections she hopes will emerge out of this difficult time.