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Poet Lee Herrick to speak at Hartnell


September 15th, 2009

On Thursday, September 24, 2009, Lee Herrick will be the featured poet on the Hartnell College campus for two readings of his poetry.

The talks, in Steinbeck Hall, are from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The public is invited to these free literary events.

Poet Lee Herrick

Herrick is the author of the poetry collection This Many Miles from Desire (WordTech Editions, 2007), and the founding editor of In the Grove, a literary magazine of California writers. His poetry has been published in several journals, including ZYZZYVA, Berkeley Poetry Review, Hawai’i Pacific Review, MiPOesias, and The Bloomsbury Review, and in several anthologies, including Seeds from a Silent Tree: An Anthology by Korean Adoptees; Hurricane Blues: Poems About Katrina and Rita; and Highway 99: A Literary Journey through California’s Great Central Valley, 2nd Edition.

Herrick, who teaches at Fresno City College, recently served as guest editor for the Rio Grande Review, the literary magazine of the Bilingual MFA Program of the University of Texas, El Paso, and for Asian American Poetry and Writing, based in Los Angeles.  

For more information, please contact English instructor Heidi Ramirez at 831-755-6942.