Celebrate Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía

The Parallel Literary Histories of San Francisco: Poetry in Times of Hope and Resistance
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Poet and author Alejandro Murguía gives his inaugural poet laureate address titled: The Parallel Literary Histories of San Francisco - Poetry in Times of Hope and Resistance. A poet, editor, translator, literary organizer and educator, Murguía is the 6th Poet Laureate of San Francisco.

1 p.m.  – Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library

Opening Ceremony: Jorge Molina, Shaman of the Mission

Native American Invocation: Dr. José Cuellar, Professor Emeritus, San Francisco State University

Welcome: San Francisco City Librarian Luis Herrera

Introduction: Byron Spooner, Friends of the San Francisco Public Library and Poet Roberto Vargas

Inaugural Address: Alejandro Murguía

2 p.m. Reception – Latino/Hispanic Community Meeting Room, San Francisco Main Library

Entertainment by La Familia Pena Govea

A book sale by Readers bookstore follows his address.

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