US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

A reading and conversation

Thursday Sept. 10,  7:30 p.m.

This even will stream on the zoom platform

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Join us for an evening with US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo.   We will hear readings of her poems and have a chance to pose question to the poet over a 90 minute virtual gathering.

Joy Harjo is an internationally renowned performer and writer of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and was named the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States in 2019.

The author of nine books of poetry, several plays and children's books, and a memoir, Crazy Brave, her many honors include the Ruth Lily Prize for Lifetime Achievement from the Poetry Foundation, the Academy of American Poets Wallace Stevens Award, a PEN USA Literary Award, Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund Writers’ Award, a Rasmuson US Artist Fellowship, two NEA fellowships, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Harjo is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and is a founding board member of the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she is a Tulsa Artist Fellow.

Find Joy Harjo's books at our partner Downtown Books in Manteo

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