Joy Harjo is an internationally known performer and writer of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation. She has written seven books of poetry, including She Had Some Horses and How We Became Human, and lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Books by Joy Harjo
“Compressed . . . lyrical . . . unflinching . . . raw. . . . Harjo is a magician and a master of the English language.”—Jonah Raskin, San Francisco ChronicleMore
Over a quarter-century's work from the 2003 winner of the Arrell Gibson Award for Lifetime Achievement.More
"This breathtakingly honest collection of writings is alive with deeply felt and beautifully expressed emotions."—Wilma MankillerMore
"A collection of important, eloquent, and often mesmerizing writings by American Indian Women. . . . A profoundly moving statement of resilience and renewal."—San Francisco ChronicleMore
A new edition of the beloved volume by Joy Harjo, one of our foremost Native American poets.More
Joy Harjo, one of this country's foremost Native American voices, combines elements of storytelling, prayer, and song, informed by her interest in jazz and by her North American tribal background, in this, her fourth volume of poetry.More