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Juan Felipe Herrera Reviews The Day of Shelly’s Death: The Poetry and Ethnography of Grief, Renato Rosaldo’s First Collection of Antropoesía March 17, 2014: At Los Angeles Review of Books, Juan Felipe Herrera reviews noted anthropologist Renato Rosaldo's first collection of poetry, The Day Shelly Died: Rosaldo's reckoning with the sudden loss of his wife and research partner, Michelle (Shelly) Rosaldo, who lost her footing and fell from a cliff into a swollen river in the Philippines while the two [...] by

California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera to Read Poem to Commemorate New Bay Bridge August 29, 2013: Well, here's a cool poetry reading on Labor Day! University of California, Riverside, announced that faculty member and Poet Laureate of California, Juan Felipe Herrera, will participate in the chain- cutting ceremony for the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. RIVERSIDE, Calif. — As a child in the 1950s, Juan Felipe Herrera and [...] by

i-Promise Joanna: California Poet Laureate Launches Anti-Bullying Effort June 6, 2013: Juan Felipe Herrera teaches poetry at the University of California, Riverside and since 2012, has served as California's poet laureate. This spring, he joined forced with one-hundred fifth grade students from Moreno Valley’s Towngate Elementary School to launch i-Promise Joanna, an anti-bullying awareness project, and an official Poet [...] by

NPR’s 2013 Poetry Preview Features Ron Padgett, Anne Carson, Frank Bidart, and More Good January 9, 2013: We promised we'd lay off the lists. But have you seen NPR's 2013 Poetry Preview? It's looking forward, see. With the likes of Red Doc>, Anne Carson's much-anticipated sequel to 1999's Autobiography of Red; Stephen Burt's third collection of poems, Belmont; The Collected Poems of Ron Padgett (hooray, and on that note--how'd they miss Joseph [...] 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

My California: Three Questions for our State’s New Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera April 27, 2012: On March 21, 2012, the Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown issued a press release, reading: SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today appointed Juan Felipe Herrera to the position of California Poet Laureate. Mr. Herrera, 63, is the author of twenty-eight books and currently serves as the Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair in the Department of [...] by

Juan Felipe Herrera Appointed Poet Laureate of California March 23, 2012: Jacket Copy tells us that Juan Felipe Herrera has been appointed California's Poet Laureate! Remarkably, Herrera will be the first Hispanic writer to serve in the post. More: Herrera currently holds the Tomas Rivera Endowed Chair in the department of creative writing at UC Riverside. In addition to works of poetry, his 23 books [...] by

I Aspire to Kwame-ness (Ode to the Desk) April 17, 2011: Prolific output is my weakness, and writers who can crank out poems, pages, chapters, books are my inspiration. They mirror my hunger for more of anything literary, they represent the labor hunched over the desk — backaches, neck pain, the late night struggle of kicking sleep off the face. But, oh what sweet pleasure. Besides Kwame Dawes, [...] by