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Juan Felipe Herrera

Juan Felipe Herrera

Herrera, Juan Felipe
Title: Juan Felipe Herrera
Reading Date: Saturday, March 14, 2009

Introduction -3661

Description:

by Randall Rodman Holdridge

"Watering Cebolla While My Father Burns Leña"-3662

Annotation:

Herrera, Juan Felipe. Notebooks of a Chile Verde Smuggler. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, 2002.

"Machofilia(s)" -3663

Annotation:

Herrera, Juan Felipe. Notebooks of a Chile Verde Smuggler. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, 2002.

"I, Citlalli 'La Loca' Cienfuegos: Sutra on the Ninth Sun"-3664

Annotation:

Herrera, Juan Felipe. Notebooks of a Chile Verde Smuggler. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, 2002.

"Let Us Gather in a Flourishing Way"-3665

Annotation:

Herrera, Juan Felipe. Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, 2008.

"Arizón maricopa tempe tu tierra roja"-3666

Description:

This track also includes a Question and Answer Session with Sherwin Bitsui.


Annotation:

Herrera, Juan Felipe. Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, 2008.

Reading Date: Saturday, March 14, 2009
Series: Tucson Festival of Books
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center, Tucson Festival of Books

Juan Felipe Herrera performs his poetry and speaks movingly about song, language, and family in a reading given alongside Sherwin Bitsui for the 2009 Tucson Festival of Books. Herrera's Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems, published by the University of Arizona Press, was announced as the winner of the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award just two days prior to this reading.

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