Synopses & Reviews
Joy Harjo's haunting poetry explores the pain, depth, and hope that women share
In this powerful collection of poems, Creek Indian Joy Harjo explores womanhood's most intimate moments. Her prose speaks of women's despair, of their imprisonment and ruin at the hands of men and society, but also of their awakenings, power, and love. The recipient of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America and the American Book Award, Joy Harjo's most recent publications are The Woman Who Fell from the Sky and The Spiral of Memory, a collection of interviews. She lives in Albuquerque, NM.