Joy Harjo: Native American Writer

Joy HarjoJoin us Saturday, Aug. 4th, at the Headquarters Library in downtown Gainesville, for a free reading by acclaimed poet Joy Harjo.

Harjo's memoir Crazy Brave was published this year.  She was born in Tulsa and is an internationally known poet, performer, writer, and saxophone player of the Muskoke/Creek Nation.

Read some of her poetry here and here.  And an interview. NPR also spoke with Harjo just a few days ago.

The reading starts at 3 p.m.  Don't miss this one.

 

This event was made possible by funding from the Friends of the Library.

GRITtv: Joy Harjo: Poem for Lena Horne