Tag Archives: Poet Laureate

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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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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New from City Lights Publishers: The Poetry Deal by Diane di Prima

The Poetry Deal by Diane di Prima is the fifth volume in City Lights’ San Francisco Poet Laureate Series, a collection that focuses on each San Francisco Poet Laureate and highlights their best works over the years. This collection marks … Continue reading

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