San Francisco's new poet laureate is Alejandro Murguía

Alejandro Murguía

To kick off this year's San Francisco International Poetry Festival, Mayor Ed Lee announced yesterday that the city has a new poet laureate: Alejandro Murguía. Murguía, professor of Latino/Latina Studies at San Francisco State University, is the city's sixth poet laureate.

Take a look at SearchWorks for titles by Alejandro Murguía available here in Green Library.

The San Francisco Public Library has on its site a chronology of the city's poets laureate.