Juan Felipe Herrera at the Unity Poem Fiesta.

Juan Felipe Herrera at the Unity Poem Fiesta.

Thursday, Sep 10 12 p.m. (ET)

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Juan Felipe Herrera grew up in Southern California's Chicano community, living in tents and trailers. He overcame shyness by singing -- and later became involved in the Chicago civil rights movement and experimental theater. We explore the U.S. poet laureate's influences and recent work.

Adam Johnson at Inoue Ramen in Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market.

Adam Johnson at Inoue Ramen in Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market.

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Author Adam Johnson On “Fortune Smiles”

Author Adam Johnson won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction, but his training as a journalist shines through in his work. His new, compelling collection of short stories set in North Korea, Germany, California and beyond bring readers into unexpected and challenging narratives.

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