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Juan Felipe Herrera’s Casa de Colores: Digging Through the Library of Congress Archives

Juan Felipe Herrera is currently in his second term as U.S. Poet Laureate. Among his projects is “Casa de Colores,” which apart from being a collaborative poem with all peoples and all voices, also involves webcasts of Juan Felipe going … Continue reading

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City Lights at the Bay Area Book Festival

The 2nd annual Bay Area Book Festival (or as we call it, BABF) is on June 4 & 5, Saturday and Sunday in downtown Berkeley. Last year was a pretty spectacular event and this year seems even better. City Lights … Continue reading

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Watch the 2015 Miami Book Fair Live

City Lights has a handful of events this year at the 2015 Miami Book Fair including four events with City Lights authors and our own panel discussing our 60th anniversary as a publisher. All events are free unless otherwise noted. … Continue reading

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Juan Felipe Herrera Visits Democracy Now!

On October 9, 2015 U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera visited the set of Democracy Now! for an interview with host Amy Goodman. He read poems from his new book with City Lights, Notes on the Assemblage and spoke at … Continue reading

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Juan Felipe Herrera Appointed as 21st U.S. Poet Laureate

Juan Felipe Herrera has been appointed the 21st Poet Laureate of the United States for 2015-2016! Forthcoming from City Lights this September will be Herrera’s new collection of poems titled Notes on the Assemblage. Herrera, who succeeds Charles Wright as … Continue reading

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The City Lights Books of Juan Felipe Herrera, Poet Laureate of the United States

We continue to look back at 60 years of City Lights publishing with the works of Juan Felipe Herrera. [update: Juan Felipe Herrera was appointed Poet Laureate of the United States on June, 10, 2015!] America’s legacy of multilingual, multiethnic, … Continue reading

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