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Billy Collins, U.S. Poet Laureate: A Resource Guide

External Websites

The following links to external websites provide more information about the life and works of Billy Collins.

Biographical information about Billy Collins also can be found on the following websites:

For the latest news and discussions related to Billy Collins, see:

A selected list of news articles, interviews, and conversations, arranged in chronological order, follows below.


Selected Articles, News, and Interviews

A selection of radio programs featuring Billy Collins or in which Collins and his work are discussed.

Many videos of Billy Collins reading and discussing his work can be found through the following two sources:

Selected online reviews of Billy Collins' poetry, prose, and children's books appear below.

Poetry Reviews

Whale Day: And Other Poems (2020)

The Rain in Portugal (2016)

Aimless Love (2013)

Horoscopes for the Dead (2011)

Ballistics (2008)

She Was Just Seventeen (2006)

The Trouble with Poetry (2005)

Nine Horses: Poems (2002)

Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and Selected Poems (2001)

Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes (2000)

Questions About Angels (1999)

Picnic, Lightning (1998)

The Apple That Astonished Paris (1988)