Cool Brains! With Juan Felipe Herrera
Juan Felipe Herrera visits Houston as part of Inprint’s “Cool Brains” series. There will be many fun activities at this event!
- Free signed copy of Jabberwalking to the first 200 families.
- Free writing journal for kids
- Interactive wordplay activity led by Jasminne Mendez of Tintero Projects
- Reading by Houston Youth Poet Laureate Rukmini Kalamangalam, in partnership with Writers in the Schools
- Free poems upon request by the Inprint Poetry Buskers Popston popsicles for sale
- Presentation and Q+A with Juan Felipe Herrera at 3 pm
About the Author: Juan Felipe Herrera is a poet, performance artist, and activist. The son of migrant farm workers, he was the U.S. Poet Laureate from 2015-2017. Herrera has published more than a dozen collections of poetry, in addition to short stories, young adult novels, and children's literature. Juan Felipe Herrera lives in California.
Event date: Sunday, March 18, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Meyerland Performing and Visual Arts Middle School
10410 Manhattan Drive
Houston, TX 77096
Juan Felipe Herrera, the first Mexican-American Poet Laureate in the USA, is sharing secrets: how to turn your wonder at the world around you into weird, wild, incandescent poetry.