World Literature Today’s autumn issue celebrates U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo with poems and an interview inside, and the cover feature devoted to Literary Activism commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Alcatraz occupation that began in November 1969, guest-edited by Allison Hedge Coke. As always, a generous selection of book reviews and other features round out the issue.

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November 11, 2019
A color-altered photograph (emphasizing red tones) of a highway with a sign beside it in the foreground. The sign reads Route US 66. Another sign has been placed above it that read Miami Now, Native Oklahoma Weekend. Celebrating the past and future on Route 66.
Linguist and Miami Tribal citizen Wesley Leonard grapples with the "e-word" as he works to reclaim the myaamia language.
November 11, 2019
A painting of a landscape with a road in the center that disappears into the horizon line. Human and animal figures are in the sky along with the moon.
Alex Jacobs on the multiplicities of the American mythos. “Is America the Big Satan or the Promised Land? America, the concept, is an invention of mass media, and mass media is massage, is propaganda, is the Good Lie, is the Big L...
The Man Who Played with Fire

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