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Tue 2/27, 2024, 7:30pm
Event Format:In-Person & Livestream
Seattle Arts & Lectures presents
Joy Harjo
A Conversation with the 23rd U.S. Poet Laureate
Headshot of Joy Harjo (with light skin, shoulder length black hair, red lipstick, and beaded Native American earrings)
($10 – $100)
Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 7:30PM

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The Great Hall
1119 Eighth Avenue (enter on Eighth Avenue)
Seattle, WA 98101
A livestream of this event will also be available.

Joy Harjo is an internationally renowned performer and writer of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. She served three terms as the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States from 2019-2022, the first Native American to receive the honor, and she is the winner of Yale’s 2023 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry.

Harjo has written ten books of poetry, including the highly acclaimed, Weaving Sundown in a Scarlet Light: Fifty Poems for Fifty Years, several plays and children’s books, and two memoirs, Crazy Brave and Poet Warrior.

Funding has been provided by Humanities Washington and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the United We Stand Initiative.

About Seattle Arts & Lectures

Seattle Arts & Lectures (SAL) cultivates transformative experiences through story and language with readers and writers of all generations. Learn more about SAL programs here.


Presented by Seattle Arts & Lectures.

For questions about this event, please contact grajendran@lectures.org or call (206) 621-2230.

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