When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry

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Price
$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
496
Dimensions
6.1 X 9.1 X 1.3 inches | 1.32 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393356809

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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 writer and musician of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and was named the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States Poet Laureate in 2019. The author of nine books of poetry and a memoir, Crazy Brave, her many honors include the Jackson Poetry Prize, the Ruth Lilly Prize, the Wallace Stevens Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Josephine Miles Poetry Award, the William Carlos Williams Award, and the American Indian Distinguished Achievement in the Arts Award. Harjo is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and a founding member of the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Reviews

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