• Mike S.

Catch Billy Collins Live


Billy Collins, acclaimed poet and former Poet Laureate of the United States, performs readings of his and others' poetry on Facebook Live. He calls his program "The Poetry Broadcast." Most often, his readings come from contemporary poetry, but he scatters Shakespeare, Donne, and a few others here and there. This month he has also read poems from his new collection, Whale Day: And Other Poems. The book's release date is September 29th. You can sample a couple of the new poems at the preceding link.


The poet's latest poetry broadcast was today, September 18th; broadcasts resume on Monday, September 21st. Click here to catch up on all of the broadcasts.

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