Media: Interviews, Reviews, Articles

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.

January 27, 2021, Library Journal
Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Names Libraries as Early Influence

The ALA President’s Pro­gram at the Amer­i­can Library Asso­ci­a­tion Vir­tu­al Mid­win­ter Meet­ing 2021 fea­tured U.S. Poet Lau­re­ate Joy Har­jo in con­ver­sa­tion with fel­low poet and mem­oirist Jill Bialosky, an exec­u­tive edi­tor at W. W. Norton.

January 25, 2021, American Libraries
Our Songs Came Through

US Poet Lau­re­ate Joy Har­jo head­lined the Jan­u­ary 24 President’s Pro­gram at the 2021 Mid­win­ter Meet­ing & Exhibits Virtual. 

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).
January 05, 2021, nondoc
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.