Joy Harjo to Receive 2022 Academy of American Poets Leadership Award

The Academy of American Poets will present its 2022 Leadership Award in poetry to Joy Harjo, three-term Poet Laureate of the United States, during the organization’s signature National Poetry Month event, Poetry & the Creative Mind, which will be held virtually on April 28. The award honors individuals, organizations, and publishers who have made significant contributions to the art of poetry. As part of the award, the Academy will make a $2,500 contribution in Harjo’s honor to a poetry organization of her choosing.

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