Audio Recording Joy Harjo reads and discusses Exile of Memory on August 5, 2020. Exile of Memory

Joy Harjo reads and discusses Exile of Memory
Audio recording of poet reading and discussing poem.

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Title

  • Joy Harjo reads and discusses Exile of Memory on August 5, 2020.

Other Title

  • Exile of Memory

Summary

  • Joy Harjo reads and discusses her poem "Exile of Memory" on August 5, 2020, from her home in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Harjo is the 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, and the first Native American poet to serve in the position. Her nine books of poetry include An American Sunrise, Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings, How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems, and She Had Some Horses. Harjo's memoir Crazy Brave won several awards, including the PEN USA Literary Award for Creative Nonfiction and the American Book Award. She is the recipient of the Ruth Lilly Prize, the Wallace Stevens Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the William Carlos Williams Award, and the United States Artist Fellowship, among other honors. In 2019, she was awarded the Jackson Prize and elected as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Harjo is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.

Names

  • Harjo, Joy, author, speaker.
  • Library of Congress. Poetry and Literature Center, sponsor.

Created / Published

  • 2020.

Headings

  • -  American poetry--Indian authors
  • -  American poetry--21st century
  • -  Indians of North America--Poetry

Genre

  • Poetry
  • Poetry readings (Sound recordings)
  • Sound recordings
  • Digital photographs--Color--2010-2020

Notes

  • -  Living Nations, Living Words: A Collection of First Peoples Poetry (AFC 2020/004: 24) Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • -  In English; salutation in Mvskoke.

Medium

  • 1 audio file (0:08:42) : digital, wav
  • 1 photograph : digital, jpg, color
  • 2 manuscripts (5 pages) : digital, pdf

Source Collection

  • Living Nations, Living Words: A Collection of First Peoples Poetry AFC 2020/004

Repository

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2020785224

Rights Advisory

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  • Joy Harjo, "Exile of Memory" from An American Sunrise: Poems by Joy Harjo. Copyright © 2019 by Joy Harjo. Used by permission of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. Photo by Shawn Miller, Library of Congress.

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  • pdf

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Credit line: Living Nations, Living Words (AFC 2020/004), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Harjo, Joy, Author, Speaker, and Sponsor Library Of Congress. Poetry And Literature Center. Joy Harjo reads and discusses Exile of Memory on August 5. 2020. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020785224/.

APA citation style:

Harjo, J. & Library Of Congress. Poetry And Literature Center, S. (2020) Joy Harjo reads and discusses Exile of Memory on August 5. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020785224/.

MLA citation style:

Harjo, Joy, Author, Speaker, and Sponsor Library Of Congress. Poetry And Literature Center. Joy Harjo reads and discusses Exile of Memory on August 5. 2020. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020785224/>.