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.
Jan. 30, 2021, 1-2 p.m.
Virtual presentation via Microsoft Teams
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Part of the Lions in Winter festival sponsored by the EIU Department of English
Co-sponsored by Broward County Library, Florida; Broward Public Library Foundation Inc.; and Florida Center for the Book
Free and open to the public
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.
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
Week of November 22 - November 28
Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: Closed Holiday
Friday: Closed Holiday