Herrera, Juan Felipe

juan felipe herrera

Juan Felipe Herrera’s recent books are Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems (a New York Times best books of 2008, 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry 2009, 2009 PEN Beyond Margins Award, Latino International Award in Poetry, PEN Beyond Margins Award 2009) and 187 Reasons Mexicanos Can’t Cross the Border: Undocuments which won the 2008 Pen National Poetry Award and the 2008 Pen/Oakland Josephine Miles National Poetry Award. His forthcoming book for young adults is Skate Fate. Guggenheim Fellowship 2010 winner, Juan Felipe is the Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair in the Department of Creative Writing at UC-Riverside.

Contact:   http://www.juanfelipepoet.com

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