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Alejandro Murguia named San Francisco's poet laureate

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Alejandro Murguia

The Bayview district resident was named The City’s sixth poet laureate. Murguia 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. He organized the Flor y Canto en el Barrio poetry festivals in 2008 and 2011.

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