United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo (Muscogee Nation)
October 18, 2021 at 7:00pm CST on Zoom.
United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo is visiting the Northland virtually. Join us for the exciting free event hosted by FDLTCC and AICHO.
Joy Harjo is a writer and performer of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. She is serving her second term as the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States.
Joy Harjo is the author of nine books of poetry, including the highly acclaimed An American Sunrise, several plays, children’s books, and two memoirs, Crazy Brave and Poet Warrior. Joy Harjo’s many honors include the Ruth Lily Prize for Lifetime Achievement from the Poetry Foundation, the Academy of American Poets Wallace Stevens Award, two NEA Fellowships, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. As a musician and performer, Harjo has produced seven award-winning music albums including her newest, I Pray for My Enemies.