Juan Felipe Herrera is a poet, artist, and activist. He was the U.S. Poet Laureate from 2015 to 2017. He is the creator of Jabberwalking and the author of Imagine, illustrated by Lauren Castillo. He is also the author of the bilingual board books Cerca/Close and Lejos/Far, illustrated by Blanco Gómez, which will publish this September. He lives in Fresno, California.