California Poet Laureate Interview Part 1

Published On : 5/20/2013 10:43 AM
By : Justine Bentley
From : KVCR
Categories : Local, State
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Just recently, we connected with UC Riverside professor, Juan Felipe Herrera. He spoke about what he and his students have done to help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Juan Felipe Herrera--a professor at UC Riverside and the California Poet Laureate-- is passionate about his work and always eager to teach his Anatomy of Poetry students about the importance of writing poetry.

In a recent conversation with Herrera, we learned more information on a project he and his students have worked on. The project was a series of written poems for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Herrera spoke about how this project translated into a poetry assignment…

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