Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Bayview resident named SF poet laureate

Alejandro Murguia, courtesy SFSU
Congratulations to Alejandro Murguia who Mayor Edwin Lee recently named the City's sixth poet laureate.
Murguia, a Bayview resident, has twice received the American Book Award (for "Southern Front" and "This War Called Love: Nine Stories.") He most recently published "Native Tongue."
Murguia is a professor of Latino studies at San Francisco State University, and a respected advocate and organizer.

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