The World Offers Itself to Your Imagination: Nature Poetry with Camille T. Dungy and Joy Harjo

Sat, August 12, 2023
1:45 PM
Washington, D.C.
Library of Congress National Book Festival
Inspiration Stage, Ballroom A (Level 3, South Building)

Throughout time, readers have turned to poetry to connect to the beauty and mystery of the natural world. Join former U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo (“Weaving Sundown in a Scarlet Light External”) and Camille T. Dungy (“Soil: The Story of a Black Mother’s Garden External”) as they discuss how today’s poets write about nature in new and necessary ways. Moderated by NPR’s Ayesha Rascoe.

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