It includes everyone from Flannery O'Connor to Tony Kushner to Lorrie Moore.
Goat Boy is the cobbled-together remains of a student film I made based on Frank Bidart's poem, “Herbert White.” These are the bits of backstory provided by Frank to fill out the title character. We cut out this backstory in our film, but later...
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Earlier this spring we asked James Franco to interview the poet Frank Bidart for our June fiction issue. Unfortunately, great work is cut from our print magazine every month, and this was one of the pieces we couldn't fit.