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Probably not now! A new bio, Mick: The Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger, claims that the legendary Rolling Stones frontman, Mick Jagger, wasn’t only a ladies’ man but a man’s man too. Check out this article on advocate.com.
Cynthia Carr’s new book, Fire in the Belly: The Life and Times of David Wojnarowicz, is the most anticipated cultural biography of the year! In John Reed’s article on out.com, he begs to find “all the angry young men?” Do artist get angry anymore? What is true art and has politics completely left the creative scene. Don’t just check out this great article but also look into getting Cynthia Carr’s new book.
Inspired by the book The Letter Q (Scholastic), Poets.org asked several poets to respond with their own letters to their younger selves. Some of the poets who responded include, Ching-In Chen, Timothy Liu, Dawn Lundy Martin, Ely Shipley, and Stacy Szymaszek. Interested in reading their personal stories? Follow this link.
It’s not literary, I know, even though he does write lyrics, but I just couldn’t pass this one up, Frank Ocean came out in an interview last week. Isn’t this a sigh of relief for other artists who are still in the closet? I think so. Who will be next?