‘Everyone wants a place where they feel safe,’ says Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate

She says our global community is at a dire environmental moment in our collective history. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Native American writer Joy Harjo is the next U.S. Poet Laureate

A member of the Muscogee Nation, Harjo has authored eight collections of poetry. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Opening the Doorways of Recognition for Native People: A Conversation with Joy Harjo, by Crystal AC Salas

Interviews Photo © Matika Wilbur For the 44th Annual Writers Week, the University of California, Riverside Department of Creative Writing, in partnership with the LA Review of Books, honored three US Poets Laureate with Lifetime Achievement... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-04-21 15:11:24 UTC ]
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2020 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowships Announced

The Academy of American Poets has announced its 2020 Poets Laureate Fellows. The 23 fellowships are intended to help the poets lead civic poetry programs in their communities over the next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate

Naomi Shihab Nye has become the first Arab American author to be named the Young People's Poet Laureate. Nye, a Palestinian American writer and longtime fixture of the San Antonio literary scene, is the seventh poet to be named to the post by the Poetry Foundation. Foundation Director Katherine... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate

Naomi Shihab Nye has become the first Arab American author to be named the Young People's Poet Laureate. Nye, a Palestinian American writer and longtime fixture of the San Antonio literary scene, is the seventh poet to be named to the post by the Poetry Foundation. Foundation Director... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-13 19:30:00 UTC ]
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Inaugural Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowships Announced

The Academy of American Poets has announced the recipients of its inaugural fellowships,awarding 13 poets laureate across the U.S. with a combined $1,050,000 in recognition of their literary merit and to support civic programs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Robert Bly, towering American poet, dies at 94

He distilled the passions of the antiwar movement into poetry during the Vietnam War and later, with his bestselling book "Iron John," awakened a movement of men in search of deeper masculinity. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-11-24 03:56:49 UTC ]
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Hodder Education removes textbook over question about Native Americans

Hodder Education has withdrawn a textbook questioning if the treatment of Native Americans has been exaggerated, following complaints.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-25 13:19:43 UTC ]
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“Everything alive aches for more”: A Conversation with Kari Gunter-Seymour, Poet Laureate of Ohio, by Renee Shea

Interviews   Photo by Kari Gunter-Seymour / www.karigunterseymourpoet.com Kari Gunter-Seymour (b. 1955) is having a moment—soon to become two years of moments since she was appointed in June 2020 to a two-year term as the Poet Laureate of Ohio.... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-10-07 13:41:36 UTC ]
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In the pandemic stories of everyday Americans, fear and grief feel fresh again

A heart-wrenching collection by Eli Saslow arrives as numbness to the crisis sets in. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-01 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Aisling Fowler | 'I wanted to feel I was in a good place with the series before the books came out'

Aisling Fowler was watching her husband play a video game when inspiration for the heroine of her début novel first came to her. “He’s very keen to stress that he’s not a gamer,” she laughs, talking to me over video call from Sydney, where said husband is currently working. The female main... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 04:40:40 UTC ]
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Joy Williams has won the 2021 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

Today, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced that Joy Williams will receive the 2021 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, which honors an American writer whose body of work is distinguished for both its mastery and originality of thought and imagination. Williams, a previous... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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From Charlie Hill to the 1491s, ‘We Had a Little Real Estate Problem’ gives Native American comedians their due

Kliph Nesteroff’s book shows the importance and influence that proper representation in the media can have. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-22 16:57:23 UTC ]
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11 New Books by Native American Writers

This year has been a dumpster fire and we mean that literally. But the shining bright spot in the literary world is an abundance of great new books by Indigenous writers being published in 2020. Since it’s National Native American Heritage Month, we’re focusing on books coming out of the U.S.... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-11-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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YA thriller about Native American teen to Rock the Boat

Oneworld imprint Rock the Boat has signed a "unique and compelling" YA thriller and coming of age story centred on a Native American girl, Firekeeper’s Daughter, by debut author Angeline Boulley.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-01 23:11:25 UTC ]
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L.A.'s poet laureate isn't mincing words: 'The world's on fire. We're just trying to survive.'

L.A. poet laureate Robin Coste Lewis joins the L.A. Times Book Club Sept. 24 for Black Poets in a Time of Unrest, an evening of discussion and poetry performances. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-17 20:34:53 UTC ]
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Native American poetry anthology vibrates with powerful voices

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo serves as lead editor of this new collection, which showcases a range of poems as vast as the continent. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-09-16 19:52:14 UTC ]
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Native American poetry anthology vibrates with powerful voices

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo serves as lead editor of this new collection, which showcases a range of poems as vast as the continent. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-09-16 19:52:14 UTC ]
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Native American poetry anthology vibrates with powerful voices

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo serves as lead editor of this new collection, which showcases a range of poems as vast as the continent. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-09-16 19:52:14 UTC ]
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