From Chicano Punk to Poet Laureate: Juan Felipe Herrera Growing up, Juan Felipe Herrera worked the fields alongside his Mexican farm worker parents in California. Now, at 67, Juan Felipe is the first Latino to be named poet laureate of the United States.

From Chicano Punk to Poet Laureate: Juan Felipe Herrera

From Chicano Punk to Poet Laureate: Juan Felipe Herrera

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Growing up, Juan Felipe Herrera worked the fields alongside his Mexican farm worker parents in California. Now, at 67, Juan Felipe is the first Latino to be named poet laureate of the United States.