The musician, poet and performer Joy Harjo visits the Aloud series to read from and discuss her new memoir, Crazy Brave.
From the Aloud website:
In her new memoir, Harjo, an internationally known performer and writer of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation, explores her own journey to becoming an award-winning poet. From growing up in Oklahoma, the end place of the Trail of Tears, and learning to escape her abusive stepfather through her imagination, to attending an Indian arts boarding school, to becoming a teenage single mother, Harjo eventually finds her poetic voice.Harjo will be joined in conversation by Keren Taylor, founder and executive director of WriteGirl, a creative writing and mentoring organization for teenage girls.
Photo of Harjo by Paul Abdoo.