TITLE: Juan Felipe Herrera: 2013 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Juan Felipe Herrera
EVENT DATE: 09/22/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 43 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Juan Felipe Herrera appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Juan Felipe Herrera is the Poet Laureate of California. He is a winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for "Half the World in Light" (2008) and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. In 1990, Herrera was a distinguished teaching fellow at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop and he has taught elsewhere, including in prisons. His latest collection is "Senegal Taxi (Camino del Sol)."
SERIES: National Book Festival 2013