Juan Felipe Herrera, recently named Poet Laureate of the United States, will read from his works at the 2016 Jean Burden Poetry Reading to be held on Thursday, January 28, 2016.
This event will be held in the Golden Eagle Ballroom at the California State University, Los Angeles. Doors will open at 5:30 pm for a buffet reception and the program will begin at 6:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public.There will be book sales and signing following the reading.
This event is made possible by the College of Arts and Letters, the Department of English, the CSULA Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, the Cross Cultural Centers, Statement Magazine, the Statement Unbound Literary Society, City Lights Press, and Poets & Writers, Inc. More
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SCPR.org, Jan. 22, 2016