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Posts Tagged ‘Billy Collins’

Billy Collins Gives Advice, Live, to His Fans December 16, 2016: “For NPR fans, Billy Collins needs no introduction,” writes Camilla Domonoske for NPR. But for you Harriet readers, we should say that Billy Collins is an American poet–former U.S. [...] by

Billy Collins Handles Death Lightheartedly in New Poetry Collection October 11, 2016: In a review partly titled “popular poetry is good poetry,” The Post and Courier’s John Cusatis reflects on Billy Collins’s twelfth collection, The Rain in Portugal (Random [...] by

Billy Collins & Christian Marclay Collaborate for T Magazine May 27, 2016: It’s not often we land on poetry news about Billy Collins, but we’re liking this gesture from artist Christian Marclay, who has responded to a Collins poem, “Greece,” with a [...] by

24/7 Gender is Hard: Cheena Marie Lo on the Poetics of Both and Neither May 3, 2014: Cheena and I became friends after I participated in a poetry reading at their house in 2011. Since then, we have moved to new parts of town, changed jobs while still remaining friends. In 2012 Cheena [...] by

Travels with Billy: Billy Collins’s Archive Heads to Texas January 21, 2014: The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin has purchased wildly popular poet, Billy Collins’s archive. The archive includes doodles, correspondences, and childhood writing. [...] by

A Story We Can Really Get Behind: ‘Why You Should Buy Poetry This Holiday Season’ at Huffington Post December 4, 2013: Kelly Forsythe of Copper Canyon Press reminds readers (and us, frankly) why poetry books make excellent gifts (even, yes, for non-poets) this holiday season. While it may seem obvious that the term [...] by

Ira Glass on His Practice Catching Up with His Taste August 30, 2012: Ira Glass took part in this interview over at SF Gate. In it, Glass is asked about another film interview he did in which he talked about storytelling and how it’s important to have the [...] by

Belz on Collins February 21, 2012: Aaron Belz wrote a review of Billy Collins’ Horoscopes for the Dead for Cardus. The review looks in great detail at a number of poems in the collection while thinking about the entire book, and [...] by

A call for more poetry activists among the laureates March 29, 2011: In an opinion piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer, Julia Baird laments the relative invisibility of poet laureates among the general public. The deficiency isn’t in the public’s taste for [...] by

Without Walls: Kyle Schlesinger Edits ABR April 16, 2010: Kyle Schlesinger, friend, colleague, and editor of countless invaluable bibilographic and poetic objects, has a wonderful feature in the most recent American Book Review, entitled “Poetry [...] by