Juan Felipe Herrera

Juan Felipe Herrera at the [[University of California, Washington Center]], April 24, Juan Felipe Herrera (born December 27, 1948) is a poet, performer, writer, cartoonist, teacher, and activist. Herrera was the 21st United States Poet Laureate from 2015 to 2017.

Herrera's experiences as the child of migrant farmers have strongly shaped his work, such as the children's book ''Calling the Doves'', which won the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award in 1997. Community and art have always been part of what has driven Herrera, beginning in the mid-1970s, when he was director of the ''Centro Cultural de la Raza'', an occupied water tank in Balboa Park that had been converted into an arts space for the community.

Herrera’s publications include fourteen collections of poetry, prose, short stories, young adult novels and picture books for children, with twenty-one books in total in the last decade. His 2007 volume ''187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007'' contains texts in both Spanish and English that examine the cultural hybridity that "revolve around questions of identity" on the U.S.-Mexico border. Herrera was awarded the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry for ''Half the World in Light''. In 2012, he was appointed California Poet Laureate by Gov. Jerry Brown.

In 2011, Herrera was elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. In 2015, Herrera was appointed as the nation's first Chicana or Chicano poet laureate.

On June 11, 2016, Herrera was awarded an honorary Doctorate from Oregon State University. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 2001
...Herrera, Juan Felipe. Giraffe on fire....
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 1999
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 1996
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 1996
...Herrera, Juan Felipe. Love after the riots. 1st ed....
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 2000
...Herrera, Juan Felipe. Thunderweavers....
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 1985
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 1997
Subjects: '; ...Herrera, Juan Felipe Travel Mexico Chiapas....
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 2003
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 1994
...Herrera, Juan Felipe. Night train to Tuxtla....
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 1993
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 1995
Subjects: '; ...Herrera, Juan Felipe Childhood and youth Juvenile literature....
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 1989
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 1974
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 1994
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 2011
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 1996
...Herrera, Juan Felipe. Love after the riots. 1st ed....
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UIUdb)6910694)
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 2006
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 2013
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe,
Published 2015
Subjects: '; ...Herrera, Juan Felipe Translations into Spanish....
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by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Published 2001
...Herrera, Juan Felipe. Giraffe on fire....
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (IWUdb)440331)
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