Juan Felipe Herrera Poetry Foundation Residency
Poet Laureate of the United States Juan Felipe Herrera will share his La Casa de Colores project and conduct student workshops during his residency at the Poetry Foundation in Chicago February 9 and 10. Space is limited at these free evening sessions, so inquire soon if you’re interested in attending. Herrera’s story “The Upside-Down Boy” is a student favorite in Junior Great Books (Series 3, Book One). Herrera’s poetry collections include CrashBoomLove: A Novel in Verse (1999), Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems (2008), Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes (2014), and Notes on the Assemblage (2015).