'Rivering' by Dean Kostos

The examined life, in poetry, is sometimes a rant. Not so Dean Kostos’s new collection of poems, Rivering (Spuyten Duyvil Press), which is just the opposite. This collection presents self-discovery and homage with a pure air of ceremony, startling visual imagery, and a refreshing clarity of language. These poems encompass a whole range of personal… read more

Watch James Franco Play Gay Poet Hart Crane

The seemingly restless actor, director, author, and human art project James Franco has completed his lastest venture–The Broken Tower, a film based on the life of gay poet Hart Crane. Adapted from a biography by Paul L. Mariani, the film co-stars Michael Shannon and brother Dave Franco. The picture is currently available for digital download and… read more