Part autobiography, part prose poem and part mythology, this memoir begs to be read aloud. Harjo traces the origin of her poetic musical and theatrical careers, but she offers much more than reminiscences. Her story is an account of the forging of a woman’s soul, the hammer blows striking only to reshape her into a sharp […]
Molissa Fenley, approaching 59, dances in works she introduced more than 30 years ago. The program’s premiere, “Found Object,” Ms. Fenley composed by soliciting instructions from writer Joy Harjo and others. I just published a review of *Crazy Brave* on my blog “WanderLit”. It can be found at: http://wanderlustandlipstick.com/blogs/wanderlit/ It was a privilege to read […]
If our impending births came with the same warning, LIFE IS DANGEROUS, would most of us have the courage to step across the threshold from unborn to born, let alone write about it? Read Review
JOY HARJO’S SAD and insightful little chapbook of a memoir, Crazy Brave, brings one of our finest — and most complicated — poets into view. Read Review
Hungarian Publication Review of Crazy Brave. Read Review (in Hungarian)
It struck me at the time that Harjo’s poetry in particular touched something more emotional than intellect-centered academe could grasp . . . Read Review
Joy interviewed on First Person Radio.