F279. Wings of Night Sky, Wings of Morning Light: A Play and A Circle of Response

F150, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
Friday, March 29, 2019
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm


Joy Harjo, Mary Kathryn Nagle, and Priscilla Page read from their forthcoming book Wings of Night Sky, Wings of Morning Light: A Play and A Circle of Responses. Harjo's play is the center piece of this book that contains essays by Nagle and Page as well as three interviews with Native theater practitioners Rolland Meinholtz, Randy Reinholz, and Harjo. This circle of responses provides context for the play and offers insights on the trajectory of Native American theater in the US.



Mary Kathryn Nagle, Cherokee Nation, is Executive Director of the Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program and Partner at Pipestem Law. A prose writer and Public Theater Emerging Writers Group Fellow, she is author of a dozen plays, including Manahatta, Fairly Traceable, and Sliver of a Full Moon.

Joy Harjo has published eight books of poetry, the most recent Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings; as well as the memoir Crazy Brave; four CDs of music; and books for children and young adults. Among her many honors are the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets, a Guggenheim, and a NAMMY.


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