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Lorna Dee Cervantes, Alejandro Murguía & Juan Felipe Herrera in SF this Sunday

By Harriet Staff

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 Juan Felipe Herrera, unite for a poetry reading and in-depth discussion of contemporary issues. This panel will focus on the crisis in ethnic studies, funding in education and the arts, and the unique challenges faced in the publishing world by writers of color. From 1:00-4:00 pm at the Main SF Public Library in the the Koret Auditorium.

Head over to read a little about each poet, then, if you're in the city, GO!