Patti Smith Shares Poetic Tribute to Late Playwright & Actor Sam Shepard

Patti Smith published a beautifully poetic remembrance of her late friend, writing collaborator and onetime lover Sam Shepard in The New Yorker on Tuesday (Aug. 1). Shepard, the prolific, Pulitzer-winning playwright and acclaimed actor, diedThursday from complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease). He ...