Interviews and Press

Fresno Poet Lee Herrick Writes Poems that Call You Out in Scar and Flower, NPR Central Calif, KVPR, Jan 2019


Interview with Lee Herrick, by Rebecca Evans, The Normal School, December 2018


Audio interview, The Lit Fantastic: Authors and Their Obsessions, June 2017


28 Things You Didn't Know About Lee Herrick, Central Valley Magazine, June 2017 (Page 16)


What I Love About Fresno: A Thank You Letter from Our Poet Laureate, Fresno Bee, April 2017

Letter to America by Lee Herrick, Terrain: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments, December 2016

Fresno Poet Laureate: Lee Herrick, Reflections and a Reading, Fresno Bee, August 2015

Lee Herrick: Fresno Taught Me How to Dream, an Essay by Lee Herrick, for Zocalo Public Sqaure and The Fresno Bee (video and essay), August 2015.

Fresno Teacher Belongs to a Long Line of Central Valley Poets, The California Report, KQED, by Jefferson Beavers, August 2014

Lee Herrick on His Favorite Non-traditional Place for Art in Fresno, Zocalo Public Square, Feb. 2014.

"A Certain Shape of Home: Notes on How I Became a Poet," Gazillion Voices, Fall 2013.  Essay.


The Poet's Playlist - Where Poets Create Soundtracks for Their Books - Featuring Lee Herrick, Dec. 2103.


Lee Herrick feature interview on NPR's Southwest affiliate program, "Words on a Wire," with hosts Daniel Chacón and Benjamin Alire Sáenz, January 2013.

"A Conversation with Lee Herrick."  Lantern Review, by Wendy Chin-Tanner, November 2012.​

"At the Table with Lee Herrick: Gratitude, Bibimbap, Adoption, and Jimi Hendrix."  Interview by Author Kim Sunee at, November 2012.

"Interview with Lee Herrick."​ Kartika Review. Interview by Kenji Liu and Jennifer Derilo, Summer 2012.


"Jared Rehberg Interviews the myth, the legend, Lee Herrick." Land of a Gazillion Adoptees. Interview by Jared Rehberg, October 2011.


Lee Herrick interviewed by Rachelle Cruz on The Blood Jet Writing Hour, 2009

Poets on Adoption: Lee Herrick.  March 2011. 

​First Book Poets in Conversation: Ivy Alvarez and Lee Herrick, Part I, Boxcar Poetry Review, Summer 2007.


​​First Book Poets in Conversation: Ivy Alvarez and Lee Herrick, Part II, Boxcar Poetry Review, Summer 2007.