Media: Interviews, Reviews, Articles

March 12, 2021, LA Review of Books
America Starts Here: On “When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry”

Rather than an assem­blage of solos, When the Light of the World Was Sub­dued, Our Songs Came Through is a cho­rus. And right now, we need as many pow­er­ful voic­es in union as we can get.” — Review by Dean…

March 05, 2021, WNYC w/ Brian Lehrer
America Are We Ready for the First 100 Days?

Join the nation­al con­ver­sa­tion with host Bri­an Lehrer as the Biden/​Harris admin­is­tra­tion starts its work. 

Pres­i­dent Biden’s nom­i­na­tion of Rep. Deb Haa­land (D, NM) to be Sec­re­tary of the Inte­ri­or would put a Native Amer­i­can (Lagu­na Pueblo) in…

March 05, 2021, Glide Magazine
Joy Harjo grooves with Barrett Martin on "I Pray for My Enemies"

Col­lab­o­rat­ing with percussionist/​composer/​producer/​engineer Bar­rett Mar­tin (who we have cov­ered sev­er­al times on these pages) on this unique new album, Har­jo brings a fresh iden­ti­ty to the poet­ry and songs that have made her a renowned poet of the Musco­gee Creek…

March 05, 2021, ABC News
American Academy of Arts and Letters expands, diversifies

For the first time since 1908, the acad­e­my is expand­ing its core mem­ber­ship, from 250 artists in lit­er­a­ture, music and art and archi­tec­ture, to 300 by 2025. And this year’s inductees, 33 of them, are the largest and most diverse…

March 05, 2021, Public Radio Tulsa
"I Pray for My Enemies" -- A New Album from the Acclaimed Poet and Musician Joy Harjo

We are pleased to wel­come Joy Har­jo back to Stu­dio­Tul­sa. The poet, writer, per­former, and musi­cian is the cur­rent Unit­ed State Poet Lau­re­ate. She’s also a Tul­sa res­i­dent, and a Tul­sa Artist Fel­low. Har­jo joins us to dis­cuss her new…

March 05, 2021, The Oklahoman
U.S. Poet Laureate, native Oklahoman Joy Harjo releases first album in a decade
U.S. Poet Lau­re­ate, native Okla­homan Joy Har­jo releas­es first album in a decade
March 05, 2021, Vanity Fair
Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s Latest Album Arrives as a Witness to the Emotional Undertow of the Moment

At a time when poet­ry has been an unex­pect­ed solace, Har­jo sets her vers­es to a sound­scape influ­enced by jazz, funk, and Mvskoke tradition.

March 02, 2021, The Oklahoman
March 02, 2021, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
NIWRC Honors Indigenous Women Leaders for Women’s Herstory Month and International Women’s Day

This March, the Nation­al Indige­nous Women’s Resource Cen­ter (NIWRC) is lift­ing the voic­es, exper­tise and accom­plish­ments of Indige­nous women lead­ers in recog­ni­tion of Women’s Her­sto­ry Month and Inter­na­tion­al Women’s Day on March 8

March 01, 2021, Tulsa World
Joy Harjo to release 'I Pray for My Enemies' album

U.S. Poet Lau­re­ate Joy Har­jo will release her first album of new music in a decade, I Pray for My Ene­mies,” on Fri­day, March 5. As a pre­view, she will take part in an evening titled Feed­ing the Spir­it of…