Joy Harjo- Guest Speaker

Apr 18, 2023, 6:30pm
Contemporary Writers Series
Montante Cultural Center

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.

  • Limited seating, first come, first served: doors open at 6:30 PM.
  • Q and A session and reception will follow the reading.
  • To watch a livestream, email series coordinator Mick Cochrane, @email: he will email you a link.