187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross The Border
187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross The Border
Undocuments 1971-2007


Juan Felipe Herrera


Juan Felipe Herrrera is the 21st U.S. Poet Laureate, appointed for 2015-2016, the first Latino poet to receive this honor.

Juan Felipe Herrera was initiated into the Word by the fire-speakers of the early Chicano Movimiento and by heavy exposure to various poetry, jazz, and blues performance streams. He is the Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair in the Department of Creative Writing at the University of California - Riverside. His published works include Border-Crosser with a Lamborghini Dream, Mayan Drifter: Chicano Poet in the Lowlands of the Americas, and Thunderweavers / Tejedoras de Rayos.


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Notes on the Assemblage
Juan Felipe Herrera
Forthcoming from the new U.S. Poet Laureate: Exuberant and socially engaged, reflective and healing, a multi-genre collection of new work from the nation's first Latino Poet Laureate!



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Lotería Cards and Fortune Poems
A Book of Lives
Juan Felipe Herrera, Artemio Rodríguez
The gorgeous black and white line art inside this hefty little book instantly caught my eye. These linocut drawings were not the regular loteria images. They were modern adaptations, made with painstaking detail (think of a turn-of-the-millenium...