Canisius Contemporary Writers Series: Joy Harjo
Joy Harjo is the author of nine books of poetry, several plays and children’s books, and two memoirs. Her honors include the Ruth Lilly Prize for Lifetime Achievement from the Poetry Foundation, the Academy of American Poets Wallace Stevens Award, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. A member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, she served three terms as the 23rd Poet Laurate of the United States. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she is the first artist-in-residence at the Bob Dylan Center.
Doors open at 6:30 pm
To watch a livestream of the event, email Mick Cochrane, series coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org; he will send you a link.
Q,&_A session and reception will follow the reading.
Free & open to the public