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Juan Felipe Herrera, U.S. Poet Laureate: A Resource Guide

External Websites

The following links to external websites provide more information about the life and works of Juan Felipe Herrera.

Biographical information about Juan Felipe Herrera also can be found on the following websites:

For the latest news and discussions related to Juan Felipe Herrera, see:

A selected list of news articles, interviews, and conversations, arranged in chronological order, follows below.


Selected Articles, News, and Interviews

A selection of radio programs featuring Juan Felipe Herrera or in which Herrera and his work are discussed.

Podcasts and other non-radio audio recordings featuring Juan Felipe Herrera are listed below.

Many videos of Juan Felipe Herrera reading and discussing his work can be found through the following sources:

Selected online reviews of Juan Felipe Herrera's poetry, prose, and children's books appear below.

Poetry Reviews

Notes on the Assemblage (2015)

Senegal Taxi (2013)

Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems (2008)

187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border: Undocuments, 1971-2007 (2007)

Notebooks of a Chile Verde Smuggler (2002)

Thunderweavers (2000)

Border-Crosser with a Lamborghini Dream(1999)

Loteria Cards and Fortune Poems: A Book of Lives (1999)

Mayan Drifter: Chicano Poet in the Lowlands of America (1997)

Love after the Riots (1996)

Night Train to Tuxtla (1994)


Young Adult/Children's Book Reviews

Far/Lejos (2019)

Jabberwalking (2018)

Imagine (2018)

Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes (2014)

SkateFate (2011)

Cinnamon Girl: Letters Found inside a Cereal Box(2005)

Downtown Boy (2005)

Featherless/Desplumado (2004)

Super Cilantro Girl: La Superniña del Cilantro (2003)

Grandma and Me at the Flea: Los Meros Meros Remateros (2002)

The Upside Down Boy: El Nino de Cabeza (2000)

Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: A Carcajadas Yo Vuelo (1998)

Calling the Doves: El Canto de las Palomas (1995)