Film, Video National Book Festival Presents Joy Harjo
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- National Book Festival Presents Joy Harjo
- Joy Harjo begins her formal duties as the new U.S. poet laureate with an inaugural reading and musical performance of her work at the Library, including from her new book of poetry, "An American Sunrise." In addition to reading from her repertoire of poems spanning a 40-year career, Harjo, an award-winning musician, also will perform with bassist Howard Cloud, keyboardist Robert Muller and guitarist Larry Mitchell.
- September 19, 2019
- - Poet Joy Harjo is an enrolled member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, and her Native American identity is central to her work. In 2019 she was named Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden.
- 1 hours 36 minutes 5 seconds
- online text
- Celebrating Joy Harjo and Her Historic Laureateship
- Best of the National Book Festival: Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, 2019
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- Joy Harjo Appointed to Third Term as U.S. Poet Laureate
- LC Labs Letter: April 2020
- Celebrating the Laureate from Coast to Coast
- Celebrating Joy's Poet Laureate Term to Come
- Appreciating Native American Music
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- Happy New Year from the PLC!
- Exploring Joy Harjo's Poetry and Music with Students
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