Media: Interviews, Reviews, Articles

January 30, 2014
Native People’s Review of Crazy Brave

One of Native America’s strongest voic­es, poet and musi­cian Joy Har­jo has final­ly told her own sto­ry in this poet­ic mem­oir. Like her rich poet­ry, this book brims with lyri­cal word pic­tures, glimpses of Harjo’s child­hood and time in Indian…

January 27, 2014
A Thousand Roads

The film threads togeth­er four sto­ries, tak­ing us into the life of a stressed-out Mohawk stock­bro­ker in Man­hat­tan; a young Inu­pi­at girl sent to live with her grand­moth­er in Bar­row, Alas­ka; a Nava­jo gang mem­ber who must find his core…

January 24, 2014
I THINK I LOVE YOU, An All Night Round Dance

IMAG­INE a hotel room, your best friend at the pin­na­cle of her art career dies in a stu­pid dou­ble sui­cide with the love of her life.

January 20, 2014
2013 PEN Literary Award

Joy Har­jo wins in Cre­ative Non­fic­tion for Crazy Brave” at 2013 PEN Lit­er­ary Awards!

January 19, 2014
IAIA American Book Award

Insti­tute of Amer­i­can Indi­an Arts

Joy Har­jo has been hon­ored for her most recent book, Crazy Brave, A Mem­oir (W.W. Nor­ton & Com­pa­ny). This was her sec­ond Amer­i­can Book Award.


January 19, 2014
January 19, 2014, NPR
January 19, 2014
2013 American Book Award
Crazy Brave wins at 2013 Amer­i­can Book Awards
October 07, 2013, The New York Times
NY Times: Joy Harjo Collaboration with Molissa Fenley

Molis­sa Fen­ley, approach­ing 59, dances in works she intro­duced more than 30 years ago. The program’s pre­mière, Found Object,” Ms. Fen­ley com­posed by solic­it­ing instruc­tions from writer Joy Har­jo and others.

September 30, 2013
April 22, 2013, Pen America
PEN America Interview with Joy Harjo by Jane Ciabattari

I was entrust­ed with car­ry­ing voic­es, songs, and sto­ries to grow and release into the world, to be of assis­tance and inspi­ra­tion,” she writes in her recent mem­oir, Crazy Brave. These were my respon­si­bil­i­ty.”Read Inter­view

February 03, 2013
Sundance Institute

Sun­dance Insti­tute today announced that Joy Har­jo is one of sev­en artists select­ed for its 2013 Play­wrights Retreat at Ucross Foun­da­tion, Feb­ru­ary 4 – 222013.‑u/