Juan Felipe Herrera.
Juan Felipe Herrera is the New Poet Laureate of the United States and will be reading his writing at Nevada State College. Its the same week new campus buildings are being dedicated. That's in the evening of September 26. Bruce Isaacson, Clark County’s first Poet Laureate, who arranged for this visit by PLOTUS, announced Herrera will lead a Writing Workshop. That will be held at Las Vegas Clark County Library the afternoon of Sept. 26. From the release:
A Writers’ Workshop by the Poet Laureate of the United States, Juan Felipe Herrera, will be held at the Las Vegas Clark County Library at 1401 Flamingo Road, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 26. Hosted by Las Vegas Clark County Library, the workshop will be held the day of Herrera’s evening reading at Nevada State College in Henderson.
For more information, email bruce.isaacson (at) cox (dot) net.
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