NEA Big Read: A Conversation with Joy Harjo
Saturday, 30 January, 2021 @ 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM | Cost:free
Jan. 30, 2021, 1-2 p.m. CST, 2-3 p.m. EST
Virtual presentation via Microsoft Teams
Link to participate is available at https://www.eiu.edu/booth/bigread/program.php
Part of the Lions in Winter festival sponsored by the EIU Department of English
Co-sponsored by Broward County Library, Broward Public Library Foundation, Inc., and Florida Center for the Book.
Free and open to the public
Join Joy Harjo, a member of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation and current U.S. poet laureate, in a virtual conversation, as she reads works from her latest book An American Sunrise: Poems and has a moderated Q+A discussion.
In 2019, Harjo was appointed the 23rd United States Poet Laureate, the first Native American to
hold the position. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Harjo is an internationally known award-winning poet, writer, performer, and saxophone player of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation.
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