Poet Steven Reigns: "If These Walls Could Talk"
Release Date: 05/31/2016
Dennis visits the West Hollywood apartment of poet and teacher Steven Reigns, AKA the Poet Laureate of West Hollywood, to talk about how he got that title, what it means and why he's always loved poetry. Steven also talks about growing up in St. Louis, moving to Florida after high school, losing his older gay mentor to AIDS, his love of libraries and his obsession with Anais Nin. Steven reads a couple of his poems, both love poems in a way, and talks about what it's been like to teach poetry to people living with HIV and LGBT seniors and the LA LGBT Center. Other topics include: Steven's love for the movie "Living Out Loud," what his parents think about his work, his writing process and that time he hosted and produced a show all about a-holes, literally. www.stevenreigns.com