Media: Interviews, Reviews, Articles

July 11, 2017
POETRY FOUNDATION – The Poetry and Music of Joy Harjo

This year’s Lil­ly Prize win­ner dis­cuss­es the inter­sec­tion of poet­ry and music, as well as the women’s rights and Indige­nous rights move­ments that much her poet­ry is borne out of.

March 17, 2017
Joy Harjo interviewed on Poet’s Cafe

Radio Inter­view by Lois P. Jones on Poets CafeKPFK Los Angeles

December 18, 2016
NEA Arts Magazine

Harjo’s deci­sion to take risks has paid off in the pro­found impact she has had through her work. In telling her own sto­ry, both the beau­ti­ful and the bro­ken parts, Har­jo has become a leader. Today she is seen as…

December 18, 2016
Griffin Poetry Prize 2016

Joy Har­jo award­ed Grif­fin Poet­ry Prize!

June 14, 2016
Favorite Words

Joy Har­jo con­tributed to the Mer­ri­am-Web­ster project about poets’ favorite words.

January 18, 2016, World Literature Today
World Literature Today Review of Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings

This is not mere­ly a book of poet­ry. These are instruc­tions for the soul, a song to lead the read­er home. With Con­flict Res­o­lu­tion for Holy Beings, the first lady of Amer­i­can Indi­an poet­ry arrives. In this vol­ume, Joy Harjo…

September 15, 2015
Joy Harjo wins the Academy of American Poets Wallace Stevens Award

Joy has received the 2015 Wal­lace Stevens Award for proven mas­tery in the art of poet­ry by the Acad­e­my of Amer­i­can Poets.

January 30, 2014
LaTO - Hungarian Publication Review

Hun­gar­i­an Pub­li­ca­tion Review of Crazy Brave.Read Review (in Hungarian)

January 30, 2014, Literary Mama
Crazy Brave: An Interview with Joy Harjo and Review of Her New Memoir

It struck me at the time that Harjo’s poet­ry in par­tic­u­lar touched some­thing more emo­tion­al than intel­lect-cen­tered acad­eme could grasp … Read Review

January 30, 2014, Yes Magazine
Yes Magazine Book Review: Joy Harjo’s “Crazy Brave”

Native Amer­i­can poet Joy Har­jo declares, I was not brave.” But her mem­oir is a gift that urges us to enlist our own crazy brav­ery to step through the door­ways in our lives.Read Review