Billy Collins
Billy Collins

Billy Collins is the author of eleven collections of poetry, including Aimless Love, Horoscopes for the Dead, Ballistics, The Trouble with Poetry, Nine Horses, Sailing Alone Around the Room, Questions About Angels, The Art of Drowning, and Picnic, Lightning. He is also the editor of Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry, 180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day, and Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems About Birds. A Distinguished Professor of English at Lehman College of the City University of New York,  and Senior Distinguished Fellow at the Winter Park Institute of Rollins College, he was Poet Laureate of the United States from 2001 to 2003 and New York State Poet from 2004 to 2006. In 2016 he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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Author: Billy Collins | Narrator: Billy Collins
Release Date: October 22, 2013
DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE. Includes 5 additional poems only available on the digital download.

“Billy Collins puts the ‘fun’ back in ‘profundity.’ ”—Alice Fulton


From the two-term Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins comes his first compilation of new and selected poems in twelve years.
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Author: Billy Collins and Bill Murray | Narrator: Billy Collins
Release Date: August 02, 2005
In this exclusive audio publishing event, Billy Collins, former U.S. Poet Laureate, shares an evening of his poetry in a benefit reading for WNYC, New York Public Radio. Often compared to Robert Frost, his poetry has been embraced by people of all ages and backgrounds, and his readings are most often standing room only.
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