American Poet, Professor
Presentations by Billy Collins are insightful and reflect the poet's time spent as a respected writer.
Formerly appointed as the Poet Laureate of the United States, Collins is a well-established name in the world of poetry and an exceptionally talented individual. Holding a PhD in English from the University of California, Riverside, he is an incredibly well-educated poet with a wealth of ideas about the process of writing and the state of literature. Currently a professor at Lehman College, Collins is a natural-born educator with a knack for explaining the intricacies of poetry. Many of Collins' poems have been recorded as audio files, which were popularized by Garrison Keillor on his radio shows.
Enlightening, beautiful and coming from a place of immense talent, presentations by Billy Collins are a must-see for audiences involved in poetry, writing and literature.