Big Read Kickoff Celebrating Joy Harjo’s AN AMERICAN SUNRISE

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Big Read Kickoff Celebrating Joy Harjo’s AN AMERICAN SUNRISE

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event Location: 
Kent State University Student Center, Kiva Auditorium

The kickoff event for NEA Big Read Northeast Ohio will launch programming, events and activities that celebrate Joy Harjo’s An American Sunrise. Cynthia Connolly of the Lake Erie Native American Council will be the keynote speaker and selected Harjo poems will be read by poet and author Kimberlee Medicine Horn Jackson. The event will introduce the Traveling Stanzas interactive project, inviting individuals to contribute to a community poem, inspired by Harjo’s book. 

 

PHOTOS FROM THE EVENT CAN BE SEEN HERE