When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry
W. W. Norton & Company
August 25, 2020
6.1 X 9.1 X 1.3 inches | 1.32 pounds
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About the Author
Jennifer Elise Foerster is the author of Bright Raft in the Afterweather. She lives in California.
LeAnne Howe is the author, most recently, of Savage Conversations. She teaches at the University of Georgia - Athens.
Joy Harjo is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. She is the author of nine poetry collections, most recently An American Sunrise, and one previous memoir, Crazy Brave. She edited the anthologies When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through and Living Nations, Living Words. Named poet laureate of the United States in 2019, she lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she is a Tulsa Artist Fellow.
This anthology is revelatory and stunning.... It shows the remarkable strength and diversity of Native poetry, which vitalizes all of American poetry. It is essential reading.--Arthur Sze, National Book Award-winning author of Sight Lines