Joy Harjo to speak at Author’s Corner April 11th

Photo: Paul Abdoo

Poet Joy Harjo will be reading at Author’s Corner in the Illini Union Bookstore this Wednesday, April 11th, at 4:30 p.m. Harjo’s reading is part of the Carr Reading Series.

Harjo has written a number of books of poetry and children’s books, and has also released recordings of her readings with musical accompaniment. Her books include She Had Some Horses, The Woman Who Fell from the Sky, and How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems, 1975-2001. Harjo’s memoir Crazy Brave will be released in July.

Harjo’s website features interviews and information on her poetry and music, and she maintains a blog, Joy Harjo’s Poetic Adventures in the Last World Blog. The Poetry Foundation also has an article on Harjo’s life and work.


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