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National Book Festival presents Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

Thomas Jefferson Building - Coolidge Auditorium Thomas Jefferson Building - Coolidge Auditorium, 10 1st Street SE, Washington, DC

Awarding-winning poet Joy Harjo will give her inaugural reading as the 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress. A member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, Harjo is the first Native American to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate. The historic reading marks the beginning of Harjo’s laureateship, …