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March 07, 2023, The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, March 2023 issue
REMEMBER - Starred Review

Poet Lau­re­ate Joy Harjo’s 1983 tit­u­lar poem is paired with Calde­cott medal­ist Goade’s lush, jew­el-toned illus­tra­tions in this gor­geous pic­ture book, open­ing with an illu­mi­nat­ing invo­ca­tion: Remem­ber the sky that you were born under, know each…

February 14, 2023, Yale Library
Joy Harjo wins Yale’s 2023 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry

Joy Har­jo has been named the win­ner of Yale’s 2023 Bollin­gen Prize for Amer­i­can Poet­ry. The Bollin­gen Prize, estab­lished by Paul Mel­lon in 1949, is award­ed bien­ni­al­ly by Yale Uni­ver­si­ty Library through Bei­necke Rare Book and Manuscript…

February 05, 2023, National Catholic Reporter
Joy Harjo's poem 'Redbird Love' teaches us to watch closely, see clearly

The world and the us are joined, always, and with­out effort. To look close­ly at oth­ers is to watch our­selves close­ly, and what a gift it can be, offer­ing our attention.

February 02, 2023, The Washington Post
Percival Everett, Ling Ma among nominees for critics prizes - The Washington Post

For­mer U.S. poet lau­re­ate Joy Har­jo has won an hon­orary award for life­time achievement.

February 02, 2023, The Los Angeles Times
Here are the finalists for the 2022 National Book Critics Circle Awards

This year’s recip­i­ent of the Ivan San­drof Life­time Achieve­ment Award will be for­mer U.S. Poet Lau­re­ate Joy Har­jo. Rec­og­niz­ing her three terms in the pres­ti­gious nation­al post and as a lead­ing voice for Native Amer­i­can com­mu­ni­ties on and off…

December 21, 2022, Americans for the Arts - ArtsBlog
Reflections on Native American Cultural Contributions in 2022

Native-led orga­ni­za­tions and Native Amer­i­can artists are receiv­ing a well-deserved increase in pub­lic atten­tion, recog­ni­tion, and sup­port. Joy Har­jo was hon­ored at the Nation­al Arts Awards with the 2022 Life­time Achieve­ment Award. Read more

December 20, 2022
Weaving Sundown in a Scarlet Light: Fifty Poems for Fifty Years

VER­DICT Har­jo is a nation­al trea­sure, per­haps even a nation­al resource, and this impor­tant book is an essen­tial addi­tion to con­tem­po­rary poet­ry col­lec­tions everywhere.

December 15, 2022, Chattanooga Times Free Press
Review: Joy Harjo’s latest book seeks to understand the work of poetry and place

"In one of the 50 vignettes that make up "Catching the Light," Joy Harjo tells of receiving an image via Facebook Messenger from an old friend in Lukachukai, a mountainous area of the Navajo Nation in Arizona."

December 15, 2022, The Brooklyn Rail
Joy Harjo & Haruki Murakami

In these two very dif­fer­ent works on writ­ing by two very dif­fer­ent writ­ers, there is much for fans and for writ­ers alike.” Read more about Har­jo’s CATCH­ING THE LIGHT

December 13, 2022, Book Riot

On Har­jo’s POET WAR­RIOR: It’s a spe­cial kind of mem­oir in that it is with­out a doubt about Joy Harjo’s life and work…but it’s also about poet­ry, about pol­i­tics, about the art of the poet­ic craft, and about being a…