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Luis Rodriguez, Poet Laureate of Los Angeles

“We get to know each other through our stories, and that’s why we have to have books, and history.”

Luis Rodriguez is an American poet, novelist,  journalist, critic, and columnist. Author of 15  books, Rodriguez was the 2014 Los Angeles Poet Laureate. He is the founding editor of the Tia  Chucha Press and co-founder/president of the Tia  Chucha’s Centro Cultural Bookstore in the San  Fernando Valley.