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us: Herrera, Juan Felipe

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        (naf) Fowler (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Redlands (Calif.)
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        (lcsh) Poets
          (lcsh) Authors
            (lcsh) Cartoonists
              (lcsh) Poets laureate
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            • found: The last testament, c1978: verso t.p. (Juan Felipe Herrera)
            • found: Love after the riots, 1996: CIP t.p. (Juan Felipe Herrera) data sheet (b. 12/27/48)
            • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 7, 2015 (Juan Felipe Herrera (born December 27, 1948 Fowler, California) is a poet, performer, writer, cartoonist, teacher, and activist. Herrera resides in Redlands, California)
            • found: Library of Congress, June 10, 2015 (Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today announced the appointment of Juan Felipe Herrera as the Library's 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, for 2015-2016. Herrera was born in Fowler, California, in 1948. As the son of migrant farm workers, he moved around often and attended school in a variety of small towns from San Francisco to San Diego. In 1972 he graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a bachelor's degree in social anthropology. He then attended Stanford University, where he received a master's degree in social anthropology, and in 1990 received a Masters of Fine Arts at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. Herrera has served as the chair of the Chicano and Latin American Studies Department at California State University, Fresno, and held the Tomas Rivera Endowed Chair in the Creative Writing Department at the University of California, Riverside, where he taught until retiring in 2015. He is currently a visiting professor in the Department of American Ethnic Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. Elected as a chancellor for the Academy of American Poets in 2011, he also served as the Poet Laureate of California from 2012-2015.) {}
          • LC Classification

            • PS3558.E74
          • Change Notes

            • 1979-04-09: new
            • 2015-06-10: revised
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