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Stew21
06-10-2015, 06:11 PM
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/06/10/412909814/juan-felipe-herrera-named-u-s-poet-laureate?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20150610From NPR

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Poetry readers, prepare yourselves for a passing of the laurels. The Library of Congress announced in the wee hours Wednesday that the next U.S. poet laureate will be California writer Juan Felipe Herrera. He will be the first Latino poet to be appointed to the position.

William Haskins
06-10-2015, 06:24 PM
a sampling:

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/10/books/selected-poems-by-juan-felipe-herrera.html

Ambrosia
06-10-2015, 06:45 PM
Another first. Love it! :)

Perscribo
06-12-2015, 06:40 AM
a sampling:

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/10/books/selected-poems-by-juan-felipe-herrera.html

True grit. Love it.