Tag Archives: San Franisco Poet Laureates

Alejandro Murguía, Poet Laureate of San Francisco

When Mayor Ed Lee asked Alejandro Murguía in 2012 if he would agree to become San Francisco’s sixth Poet Laureate, the first Latino poet to hold the position, Murguía’s first answer was, “Only in the name of my community.” His follow-up was … Continue reading

Posted in Books from City Lights Publishers, City Lights at 60, Throwback Thursday | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments