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2014 Book Expo America: Interview with Richard Blanco, "The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood"

Richard Blanco

About the Program

Inaugural poet Richard Blanco discusses his forthcoming memoir, The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood.  Mr. Blanco talks to BookTV at Book Expo America, the publishing industry's annual trade show, held at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.

About the Authors

Richard Blanco

Richard Blanco is the fifth inaugural poet of the United States, who delivered his poem, One Today at President Obama's inauguration ceremony on January 21, 2013.  He is the author of several collections of poetry, including Boston Strong and Looking for the Gulf Motel.  Additional information is available at richard-blanco.com or via twitter @rblancopoet.


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2014 Book Expo America: Interview with Richard Blanco, "The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood"

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  • Monday, July 28th at 7:30am (ET)
  • Sunday, June 15th at 12am (ET)
  • Saturday, June 14th at 3:20pm (ET)
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