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Literary Hub on Poetry as a Medium for Celebrities’ Cause Célèbre March 7, 2017: From Lindsay Lohan to James Franco, celebrities have a habit of dalliances with poetry. Most of the time, Literary Hub writer Philippa Snow writes, their experiments with the genre don’t yield [...] by

James Franco’s 10 Favorite Books Include . . . June 6, 2016: As this New York Times article reveals, James Franco has been reading a little Tony Hoagland. “Hoagland’s poems gather and distribute so much energy it’s like he’s a boxer,” he [...] by

Prepare Your Writing Portfolio for The James Franco Review November 13, 2014: Here’s a novel idea! After noticing the sheer quantity of doors that swing open for the heartthrob actor and accomplished writer James Franco, a team of writers and editors in Seattle banded [...] by

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 [...] by

James Franco & the Materialistic Demons from Today’s Celebrity Age June 19, 2013: Buzzfeed’s got the “Best Worst Celebrity Poetry”–don’t cry; alongside Ally Sheedy and Ronald Reagan is ofc James Franco, whose recent chapbook of poems, Strongest of the [...] by

Graywolf to Publish James Franco’s First Collection of Poems December 18, 2012: From Star Tribune: Actor James Franco is also, you might know, director James Franco, and musician James Franco, and model James Franco, and MFA-holder–make that double-MFA-holder—James [...] by

‘I am very interested in masks and ventriloquism’: An Interview with James Franco December 13, 2012: James Franco, author, most recently of the chapbook Strongest of the Litter, took part in this LA Review of Books interview. A sample: GB: At the onset of The Broken Tower, a title card quotes [...] by

James Franco Publishes His First Chapbook November 5, 2012: James Franco has a chapbook, available from Hollyridge Press, called Strongest of the Litter. About the chapbook: There is a vision of power at the center of James Franco’s first chapbook of [...] by

James Franco’s Hart Crane Biopic to Open at Los Angeles Film Festival June 16, 2011: The Jewish Journal reports (though we heard rumor) that James Franco’s film about poet Hart Crane, The Broken Tower, is due to premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival, which runs from June 16 [...] by

After many a gruelling sleepover, O’s poetry issue is finally here March 10, 2011: So yes, that issue of O magazine dedicated to poetry has finally come out and The New Yorker’s Book Bench got its hands on a copy. It’s a bit of a surprise that the Maria Shriver-edited [...] by