Member Awards and Achievements Joy Harjo Reappointed U.S. Poet Laureate November 20, 2020 Share on Twitter (opens in a new tab) on Facebook (opens in a new tab) on Linkedin (opens in a new tab) via email Joy Harjo has been reappointed to a third term as U.S. Poet Laureate by the Library of Congress. She is only the second poet to serve three consecutive terms. Her third term will begin next September.