Announcing the 2020 selection for One Book, One Region

Crazy Brave, a memoir by author-poet Joy Harjo

Kickoff event on Wednesday, June 17 at 7pm

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Find a copy of Crazy Brave in a library near you (Click here).

Purchase a copy of Crazy Brave from the Eastern CT independent book store, Bank Square Books (Click here).

Joy Harjo is a nationally recognized poet and the first Native American Poet Laureate. In addition to Crazy Brave, Harjo has published nine books of poetry, several plays, and children’s books.

A virtual kickoff celebration for the book is planned for Wednesday, June 17 at 7 p.m. with keynote speaker Sandy Grande. Grande is Professor of Education and Director of the Center for the Critical Study of Race and Ethnicity at Connecticut College.  Her areas of specialization are Native American/Indigenous Education and Critical Indigenous Theory. Her landmark book Red Pedagogy: Native American Social and Political Thought was recently published in a 10th anniversary edition.