O Magazine dedicates April issue to poetry.
O Magazine dedicates April issue to poetry and includes and interview with recluse, Mary Oliver.
When I heard that Oprah had selected Maria Shriver to guest edit O magazineâ€™s April poetry issue, and that the issue would feature Mike Tyson and Ashton Kutcher talking about poetry, eight rising poets modelling spring fashions, such as a $2,757 sequined cardigan and a $1,296 pencil skirt, and an â€œintimate and revealing interview with the famously private Mary Oliver,â€ of course I had to investigate. Here are my findings: According to Lisa Israel, an O publicist, â€œOprah and Maria Shriver had a sleepover, and talked about random things, as girls doâ€ and the conversation turned to poetry and the influence itâ€™s had on their lives. Shriver asked her friends Kate Capshaw and Bono to quote their favorite poems for a feature called â€œ Poetic Souls.â€ Other celebrity contributions include: Matt Dillon on W. B. Yeats, Sting on Ted Hughes, James Franco on Louise GlÃ¼ck, and Demi Moore on Tennyson. The O poetry issue is not, I repeat, not the place to go looking for new, original work (except one reader-submitted poem in the letter-from-the-editor section), but it does feature eight â€œrising poetsâ€ in fashion shoots.