Juan Felipe Herrera Poetry Reading

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EVENT DATE: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Event Title: Juan Felipe Herrera
Type of Event: Other
Event Date/Time: Sept. 28, 2016/ 7pm
Event Location/Address: RCAH Theatre in Snyder Hall/362 Bogue Street East
Lansing, MI 48825
Cost: Free
Contact Info: cpoetry@msu.edu

Description: Poetry Reading

Juan Felipe Herrera is the 21st Poet Laureate of the United States and is the first Latino to hold the position. From 2012-2014, he served as California State Poet Laureate. Herrera’s many collections of poetry include Notes on the Assemblage; Senegal Taxi; Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems, a recipient of the PEN/Beyond Margins Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award; and 187 Reasons Mexicanos Can’t Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007. He is also the author of Crashboomlove: A Novel in Verse, which received the Americas Award. Herrera is also a performance artist and activist on behalf of migrant and indigenous communities and at-risk youth.

http://poetry.rcah.msu.edu/fall-writing-series.html

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