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Author: Juan Felipe Herrera

The son of migrant farm workers, Herrera was educated at UCLA and Stanford University, and he earned his MFA from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. His numerous poetry collections include 187 REASONS MEXICANOS CAN'T CROSS THE BORDER: UNDOCUMENTS 1971-2007, Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems (2008), and Border- Crosser with a Lamborghini Dream (1999). In addition to publishing more than a dozen collections of poetry, Herrera has written short stories, young adult novels, and children's literature. His most recent works for young people include Imagine (2018) and Jabberwalking (2018). In 2015 he was named U.S. poet laureate.

187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007
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187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007

City Lights Publishers

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Art. Winner of the 2008 PEN West Poetry Award. Juan Felipe Herrera's writings are charged with theatrical and athletic energies. A hybrid collection of texts written and performed on the road, gathered from more than t...

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Akrílica
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Akrílica

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Originally released as a bilingual collection in 1989 by Stephen Kessler’s Alcatraz Editions, Juan Felipe Herrera wrote the poems of AKRÍLICA starting in 1977, occasioned by the energy and dialogue that he encountered upon meeting writer and co-cons...

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Every Day We Get More Illegal
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Every Day We Get More Illegal

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Poetry. Latinx Studies. In this collection of poems, written during and immediately after two years on the road as United States Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera reports back on his travels through contemporary America. Poems written in the heat o...

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Notes on the Assemblage
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Notes on the Assemblage

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Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Exuberant and socially engaged, reflective and healing, this collection of new work from the nation's first Latino Poet Laureate is brimming with the wide-open vision and hard-won wisdom of a poet whose life and creati...

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