While a student at the Workshop, Herrera worked as
a part-time UI admissions counselor and a participant in ‘the life-on earth soap bubble brigade – that’s my other activity,’ he says. And Herrera is always willing to share with students, friends and passers-by — even his secret salsa recipe.
Jackson, Cathy. “‘Akrilica’ shows poet’s vision”. The Daily Iowan. 19 June 1989.