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Leaked footage of us waiting to check out all of the on-demand content at the National Book Festival! Visit the @NEAarts  Poetry & Prose stage on 9/26 for VOD from Joy Harjo, Amy Tan, Danez Smith@PoetryOutLoud  & more! Free registration/schedule info:

Actual footage of us waiting for this weekend's virtual National Book Festival! Visit the @NEAarts  Poetry & Prose stage for on-demand videos & live chats & discussions w/ notable writers incl Joy Harjo, Rita Dove, Mark Doty, Carmen Maria Machado & others!

Joy Harjo on the Diverse, Groundbreaking World of Indigenous Poetry | @lithub 

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TONIGHT: @LibnOfCongress  talks with her U.S. Poets Laureate appointees, Tracy K. Smith (2017-2019) and Joy Harjo (2019-current), about poetry in times of crisis and its enduring power to promote social justice. Tune in at 7pm EDT on Facebook and YouTube!

TOMORROW: @LibnOfCongress  Carla Hayden talks with her U.S. Poets Laureate appointees, Tracy K. Smith (2017-2019) and Joy Harjo (2019-current), about poetry in times of crisis as well as its enduring power to promote social justice.

NEWS! Featuring titles such as Joy Harjo's American Sunrise, Hope Jahren's Lab Girl, Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 & Madeline Miller's Circe, 84 organizations nationwide will host an #NEABigRead  community reading program in 2020-21. Details:

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Sixteen poets, including Rita Dove, Kwame Alexander, Natalie Diaz, Ocean Vuong, Joy Harjo and Safiya Sinclair, talk about the poetry they're reading now

🌿This brought comfort today; you never know how precious people are until they are gone. By Joy Harjo: "We see you, see ourselves and know That we must take the utmost care And kindness in all things."

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Congratulations to Joy Harjo, the first Native American to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate. We are humbled by her artistry & talent. We look forward to seeing all she will achieve during her tenure in this position.

Joy Harjo has been appointed to a second term as the U.S. poet laureate. She is the first Native American to hold the position, and will be developing an interactive map of contemporary Native poets.

Joy Harjo has been reappointed at the U.S. Poet Laureate. Her work has helped to highlight Native poets — and she is currently building an anthology and online library for Native poetry.

Joy Harjo, America’s first Native American Poet laureate, is a mystic with simple yet profound ideas on how we can heal as a nation. Watch our @SuperSoul Sunday this Sunday 10/6 at 11|10c on @OWNTV  & Facebook. Or listen to the podcast “SuperSoul Conversations” this Wednesday 10/9.

NEWS: @LibnOfCongress  Carla Hayden today appointed Joy Harjo as the 23rd U.S. Poet Laureate, the first Native American to serve in the position. "Words are powerful & can make change when understanding appears impossible."

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joy harjo'>Poet Joy Harjo — a member of the Muskogee Creek Nation — has become the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate. "You hit words together with rhythm and sound quality and fierce playfulness," she says, calling her poetry a kind of music.

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Congratulations to Joy Harjo, the next poet laureate of the United States -- and the first Native American to hold the post

Joy Harjo, a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation who has written 8 books of poetry, a memoir and 2 books for young audiences, has been named U.S. poet laureate, the first Native person to be selected for the role

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

Joy Harjo has been named U.S. Poet Laureate, becoming the first Native American person to ever hold the title: "I want to bring the contribution of poetry of the tribal nations to the forefront."

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