The Orion

Georgina Herrera shares more than just poetry

Georgina Herrera talks about her life and inspirations. Photo credit: Dominique Diaz

Sarah Strausser

February 25, 2016

Herrera's responses were translated into English by Sara E. Cooper, Chico State professor and Cubanabooks head. See the video at the end of the story.  Georgina Herrera, Afro-Cuban poet, sits comfortably in an oversized cream colored chair in the quiet office of Trinity Hall 131. Her long and airy yellow top contrasts her deep colored skin and short gra...

A Cuban experience in Chico

Afro-Cuban poet Georgina Herrera's works are recognized all over the world. Photo courtesy of Sara E. Cooper

Sarah Strausser

February 18, 2016

On Feb. 20 at the the Chico Women's Club, students and locals can experience a night of Cuban culture. The feature of the night will be a reading by Afro-Cuban Georgina Herrera, author of "Always Rebellious." The event is a fundraiser, with all proceeds benefiting Cubanabooks, a local non-profit organization, which helps to publis...

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