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

Event address: 

Meyerland Performing and Visual Arts Middle School

10410 Manhattan Drive

Houston, TX 77096

Event date: 
Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
Meyerland Performing and Visual Arts Middle School (formerly Johnston Middle School)
10410 Manhattan Drive
Houston, TX 77096
Jabberwalking Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763692643
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 13th, 2018

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.