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From the Franco Files: C. K. Williams’s Tar Becomes Film November 12, 2013: Hey, wouldn't it be great if James Franco starred in a movie that showcased poetry? Wait no longer ye rock dwellers, we found out yesterday that an adaptation of C. K. Williams's 1983 poetry collection, Tar, is slated to hit screens nation-wide. Not only does the film star Hollywood's biggest poetry champion, it co-stars Mila Kunis, with [...] by

NYT Books Reviews C.K. Williams and Cynthia Cruz January 3, 2013: Over at the New York Times books section, Dana Jennings is getting positively morbid with a dual review of C.K. Williams's Writers Writing Dying and Cynthia Cruz's The Glimmering Room. Jennings focuses the review on the way both poets approach death: The poets C. K. Williams and Cynthia Cruz, at first glance, couldn’t seem more [...] by

Baroqueness: Gertrude Stein, C.K. Williams, John Donne, Peter Paul Rubens, John Milton, Frank O’Hara April 20, 2012: "Where's SARDINES?" All that's left is just letters, "It was too much," Mike says. --Frank O’Hara, from “Why I am Not a Painter.” O’Hara and Goldberg talk about composition. What to put where in the picture and how much. Poems have compositions too, distinct or semi-distinct from their subjects. What to put in the beginning so as [...] by

Don’t Wax the Poem April 1, 2010: Maybe all poets are nerds or they wouldn’t be poets. But not all poets write nerdy. Some are suave, which can be a good thing. Some are elegant in an elegant way. Nerds can be elegant in a backwards way, by retaining their bumps and inelegances, bumptious idiosyncrasies, a being-in-life at least as much as in-literature. There’s plenty to [...] by