Quotes by Billy Collins

About Billy Collins:

William James "Billy" Collins is an American poet, appointed as Poet Laureate of the United States from 2001 to 2003. He is a Distinguished Professor at Lehman College of the City University of New York and is the Senior Distinguished Fellow of the Winter Park Institute, Florida. Collins was recognized as a Literary Lion of the New York Public Library (1992) and selected as the New York State Poet for 2004 through 2006. He is (in 2015) a teacher in the MFA program at Stony Brook Southampton.

Author Bio

  • NameBilly Collins
  • DescriptionAmerican poet
  • BornMarch 22, 1941
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPoet; Writer
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship