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A Conversation with Joy Harjo

Dates: January 30, 2021

Meets: Sa from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Virtual Academy Of Lifelong Learning Classes

Member Fee: $0.00

Part of the Lions in Winter festival sponsored by the EIU Department of English. Co-sponsored by Broward County Library, Broward Public Library Foundation, Inc., and Florida Center for the Book. 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. 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. Link available here:


register by 01/29/2021
Fee: $0.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Member Fee$ 0.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Non-member$ 0.00

Virtual Academy Of Lifelong Learning Classes

Virtual Link for event will be available on our webpage:

If you have questions or desire more information please contact Marita Metzke at 217-581-5114

Marita Metzke

Joy Harjo


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