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Juan Felipe Herrera at Shasta College

Juan Felipe Herrera

Shasta College Foundation/The McConnell Foundation Speaker Series “Other Voices” will be presenting Juan Felipe Herrera, Poet Laureate for the United States for 2015-2016, and California’s Poet Laureate in 2012, on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at noon in the Shasta College Theatre.

Juan Felipe Herrera is the son of migrant farm workers, educated at UCLA and Stanford University and earned his MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. In addition to publishing more than a dozen collections of poetry, Juan Felipe Herrera has written short stories, young adult novels, and children’s literature.