The writer, playwright, educator and California poet laureate will read and discuss his work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Mountain Avenue Theatre, 201 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland.
Tickets cost $15 and can be purchased online at www.showtix4u.com, Bloomsbury Books and Bookwagon. Reserved seats cost $20 and are available online only. Student tickets cost $12 and are available at Ashland High School.
Herrera is a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside, and has won many awards for his poetry and books.