Poetry. Film Studies. Set in the movie places of his youth, this book stars the Marx Brothers, Humphrey Bogart, Myrna Loy, Rhonda Fleming, Constance Bennet and a cast of thousanda. David Lehman calls the poems, "Movie poems that move skillfully between clear-eyed nostalgia and misty candor."
Robert Hershon was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He is the author of several books of poetry, of which END OF THE BUSINESS DAY (Hanging Loose Press, 2019) and FREEZE FRAME (Pressed Wafer, 2015) are the most recent. Among his awards are two creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. Since 1966 he has been co-editor of Hanging Loose Press.Author City: BROOKLYN, NY USA