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Jorie Graham Wins 2016 L.A. Times Book Prize for Poetry April 11, 2016: Jacket Copy announces the 2016 winners of the L.A. Times Book Prize! This year’s ceremony, which honored the previous year’s best books and their authors at the Los Angeles Times Festival [...] by

L.A. Times Profiles Juan Felipe Herrera Prior to Robert Kirsch Award Ceremony April 1, 2016: On April 9, The Los Angeles Times will present Juan Felipe Herrera, Poet Laureate of the United States, with the 2015 Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement. In anticipation of the ceremony, [...] by

Poets Honor the Legacy of Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta March 10, 2016: New at NBC Latino: the story behind “Poets Unite!” an evening of readings and conversation honoring United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta, coinciding with a new exhibit at the [...] by

L.A. Times Honors Juan Felipe Herrera for Lifetime Achievement February 23, 2016: Poet laureate of the U.S., Juan Felipe Herrera, will be given the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement by the Los Angeles Times, as reported today at Jacket Copy. Carolyn Kellogg reports: [...] by

Dana Gioia Appointed California Poet Laureate December 7, 2015: BREAKING NEWS, as the lead goes. California’s newest poet laureate is former NEA Chair Dana Gioia. Gioia succeeds Juan Felipe Herrera, who is now the U.S. poet laureate, as you’re all [...] by

Poetry Is a Call to Action: Juan Felipe Herrera Visits NPR in Washington September 16, 2015: If you tuned in to NPR’s “Morning Edition” yesterday, you might have heard a sound bite from the next United States poet laureate: Juan Felipe Herrera. If you missed it, [...] by

Washington Post Reviews New Collections by Juan Felipe Herrera, Major Jackson, and Tony Hoagland August 19, 2015: For the newest installment in its on-going, monthly series of poetry reviews, The Washington Post calls attention to new collections by Juan Felipe Herrera, Major Jackson, and Tony Hoagland. The [...] by

Poets Personally Reflect on the Appointment of Juan Felipe Herrera as U.S. Poet Laureate July 6, 2015: At the Los Angeles Review of Books, poets Rigoberto González, Sandra Cisneros, Eduardo C. Corral, Francisco Aragón, Carmen Gimenez Smith, Tim Z. Hernandez, and Brenda Cárdenas reflect on the [...] by

New Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Brings New American Poetry to The Guardian June 22, 2015: Move over, Donald Allen! Juan Felipe Herrera just hit England! From The Guardian: “It’s a good thing, you know, it’s a good thing,” Juan Felipe Herrera told me on the phone last week, as he [...] by

Carolyn Kellogg Interviews Newly-Appointed U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera at Jacket Copy June 11, 2015: We’re still completely thrilled that Juan Felipe Herrera will become the next U.S. Poet Laureate. For Herrera-newcomers, be sure to check out Jacket Copy for a great intro to his poetry and [...] by