Media: Interviews, Reviews, Articles

May 22, 2023, Shepherd
Listed on Shepherd: Discover the Best Books - An American Sunrise

Shep­herd author picks Har­jo’s An Amer­i­can Sun­rise as one of her favorite books. Read more and dis­cov­er great books on Shep­herd today.

May 16, 2023, Notes from America with Kai Wright
Joy Harjo and Native Stories

Before she was the 23rd U.S. Poet Lau­re­ate, Joy Harjo’s jour­ney as an artist began at a fed­er­al Indi­an board­ing school. She reveals an unex­pect­ed per­spec­tive about her experience.

May 15, 2023, Kirkus Reviews
Revisiting a Groundbreaking Book of Native Writing

A quar­ter-cen­tu­ry on, Rein­vent­ing the Enemy’s Lan­guage remains in print, con­sid­ered a clas­sic and wide­ly taught in Native Amer­i­can lit­er­a­ture classes.

April 29, 2023, Ms. Magazine
10 Revolutionary Women Poets in U.S. History and Present

Joy Har­jo among one of the Ten Rev­o­lu­tion­ary Women Poets in U.S. His­to­ry and Present

April 29, 2023, Pasatiempo
A Wing and a Play

Esteemed Uni­ver­si­ty of New Mex­i­co alum­na Joy Har­jo is bring­ing dra­ma to her alma mater.

April 21, 2023, The New York Times
What A U.S. Poet Laureate Wants to Pass Down

Joy Harjo’s work is root­ed in the Native com­mu­ni­ty, a respect that’s shared by the poet and writer Layli Long Soldier.

April 11, 2023, LitHub
Joy Harjo on Being a Poet and Witness to History

From Her Accep­tance Speech for the Ivan San­drof Life­time Achieve­ment Award at The Nation­al Book Crit­ics Cir­cle Awards

April 11, 2023, Commonplace Podcast
Episode 109: Joy Harjo on Commonplace Podcast

Rachel Zuck­er of Com­mon­place Pod­cast speaks with Joy Har­jo, inter­na­tion­al­ly renowned per­former and writer of the Musco­gee (Creek) Nation about jazz, grief, sec­ond sight, teach­ing, and so much more. 

April 10, 2023, WNYC - The Takeaway
Joy Harjo on "Remember"

Joy Har­jo joins The Take­away to dis­cuss Remem­ber, reflect on her time as the U.S. Poet Lau­re­ate, and share thoughts on how indi­gene­ity informs the themes of her poetry.

April 06, 2023, Mountain Lake PBS
Encourage Literacy & Self Expression During National Poetry Month!

Join PBS KIDS and Unit­ed States Poet Lau­re­ate, Joy Har­jo in a very spe­cial read­ing of one of her poems, Remem­ber” from her book, How We Became Humans.”