We’ve all heard by now that James Franco was recently studying fiction at Columbia and Brooklyn College and even poetry at North Carolina’s Warren Wilson College. So what exactly has he been writing in all these workshops? Is enrolling in three writing programs really better than one? Find out tonight when the actor/director/producer/author/screenwriter/Gucci model/Yale PhD candidate reads from his debut story collection Palo Alto, which explores the troubles and boredom of teenagers living in Franco’s Northern California hometown. A Q&A and book signing follow the reading.
Wed., Oct. 20, 8 p.m., 2010
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 6, 2010