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James Franco shows his literary side on Jimmy Fallon show
James Franco shows his literary side on Jimmy Fallon show

James Franco went on Jimmy Fallon's "The Tonight Show" to talk about theater and film, but he got sidetracked by poetry. His new collection, "Directing Herbert White," is coming from Graywolf Press on April 15. "I know how an actor writing poetry sounds," Franco told Fallon on Friday. But, he added, "I have a master's degree in poetry." It may be the first time those words have been said on the show; it most certainly was the first time such a statement was met enthusiastic applause. Franco earned his MFA from Warren Wilson College in North Carolina, spending four years on the poems in the book. "It's not easy getting a...

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