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U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo: A Reading and Conversation
Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States
Joy Harjo reads from her latest book, An American Sunrise, and discusses her role as the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States, and the first Native American to hold the position. In conversation with Library of Congress Head of Poetry and Literature Center Robert Casper.
Robert Casper is the head of the Poetry and Literature Center in the Office of Scholarly Programs at the Library of Congress. The Poetry and Literature Center administers both the noon and the evening series and is the home of the Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. Many of the nation’s most eminent poets have served as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress