Media: Interviews, Reviews, Articles

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…

February 14, 2021, Michael Limnios Blues Network
Q&A with internationally renowned performer and writer Joy Harjo

Know your­self. Yes. It’s the same thing. Be your­self, know­ing your­self, ulti­mate­ly. And then what is that? What does that mean? You know that, and you think it is sim­ple. Well, it is not that sim­ple, but it’s the most…

February 09, 2021, USA Today
A 'renaissance' is upon us: Interest in poetry on the rise after a year of pandemic, chaos

Joy Har­jo, who was recent­ly appoint­ed to her third year­long term as Poet Lau­re­ate of the Unit­ed States, said that while she believes that a poet­ry surge” has been ongo­ing over the…

January 28, 2021
AN EVENING WITH JOY HARJO, LEANNE HOWE, AND JENNIFER FOERSTER

Lis­ten to and watch an archived read­ing from When the Light of the World Was Sub­dued, Our Songs Came Through — Read­ing with Joy Har­jo, LeAnne Howe, and Jen­nifer Foerster

January 27, 2021, The Quarantine Tapes Podcast
The Quarantine Tapes 153: Joy Harjo

Paul Hold­en­gräber is joined by poet Joy Har­jo on episode 153 of The Quar­an­tine Tapes. Joy and Paul dis­cuss the rela­tion­ship between dif­fer­ent art forms as Joy talks about her poet­ry, music, and paint­ing practices.