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Podcast Conversation with San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia September 19, 2012: Head on over to the San Francisco Arts Commission's website for this podcast with Alejandro Murguia. They write: In this Deep Roots podcast, we sit down with Alejandro Murguia, San Francisco's new poet laureate, to talk about his history as a poet and community activist, and his involvement with the acquisition of the building that is [...] by

Lorna Dee Cervantes, Alejandro Murguía & Juan Felipe Herrera in SF this Sunday September 6, 2012: Wow, what a line-up! City Lights has alerted us to this amazing event taking place at the San Francisco Public Library this Sunday. From their blog: This Sunday September 9th, three preeminent figures in the Chicano literary revolution, Lorna Dee Cervantes, San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía, and California State Poet Laureate [...] by

San Francisco Names Alejandro Murguía New Poet Laureate July 27, 2012: Congratulations to Alejandro Murguía, who was named Poet Laureate of San Francisco. From SF Gate: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee named Alejandro Murguía the city’s sixth poet laureate Thursday. “I am thrilled to announce Alejandro Murguía as the new San Francisco poet laureate, a position that exemplifies San Francisco’s rich [...] by

Victor Martinez: “I am an American writer” February 26, 2011: Mission Loc@l remembers poet and National Book Award-winning novelist Victor Martinez who passed away earlier this week. Born in Fresno, California, Martinez would prove influential and respected enough among his 11 other siblings to secure his own room to write, yet he told the San Francisco Chronicle in 1996 that the most his high school [...] by