Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Attnention Albuquerque Locals: Joy Harjo and Tanaya Winder Reading This Saturday at UNM Bookstore!

Well, first of all, there's the exciting news that Joy Harjo is going to teach a Master Class in Poetry at this year's Taos Conference. Yay.

Then, there's the exciting news that Joy, along with UNM MFA student Tanaya Winder, has a new book out:  "Soul Talk, Soul Language: Conversations with Joy Harjo." The book uses all kinds of different forms--interviews, columns, essays--to explore, among other themes, Joy's artistic output as a poet and musician and the influence of her tribal heritage.

And, finally, the headline: Joy and Tanaya will be appearing at the UNM Bookstore this Saturday, October 29th (at the intersection of Central and Yale) at 1 pm, to read and sign books. They will also both appear at Alamosa Bookstore (8810 Holly Ave. NE, Ste. D) on Sunday, the 30th, at 2:00 pm.

Congratulations, Joy and Tanaya! Everyone else: go hear those brililant ladies read!

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