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Billy Collins

Poetry

Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 20040331, 20030702, 20030409

U.S. Poet Laureate (2001-2003) Billy Collins is considered one of America’s most popular and accessible poets, and has managed to combine that popularity with the highest critical acclaim.  In this thoughtful interview, Collins discusses many topics, including the current rise in popularity and function of poetry, and reads and discusses poems from several of his collections, including his 2002 work, Nine Horses.  

| Interview Year: 2002 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Poet Laureate of the United States |

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