Author of "The Woman Who Fell From the Sky," Joy Harjo at Hollins

Hollins University
7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24020
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Roanoke County
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Friday, April 18, 2014 (8:00 PM)
Phone: (540) 362-6451

Joy Harjo has authored seven books of poetry, including How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems, The Woman Who Fell From the Sky, and She Had Some Horses. Her 2012 memoir, Crazy Brave, tells of her journey to becoming a poet and was called "the best kind of memoir" by Ms. Magazine. Her poetry has garnered many awards, among them the New Mexico Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers Circle of the Americas, the 1998 Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Award, and the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. Reading, 4/17, 8:15 pm; Q&A with the author, 4/18, 11 am.

Last Updated: 10/28/2013 2:51 PM
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