U.S. Poet Laureate: Joy Harjo

Joy Harjo: The New U.S. Poet Laureate

by Melannie Svoboda SND on August 5, 2019

We have a new U.S. Poet Laureate. What is a Poet Laureate? The Library of Congress calls the position “the nation’s official poet.” Through various projects, the Poet Laureate tries “to raise the national consciousness to a greater appreciation of the reading and writing of poetry.” The new U.S. Poet Laureate is Joy Harjo, 68, […]

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