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Poetry Friday: Juan Felipe Herrera, 2012 Festival Poet

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Poetry Program Director

Juan Felipe Herrera is the first Chicano Poet Laureate of California (Ironic, considering the State of California was originally part of the massive Las Californias territory of Mexico).  Like another Festival Poet, Benjamine Alire Saénz, who lives very close to … Continue reading

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