Billy Collins (I)

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Not since Robert Frost has a contemporary poet matched their critical acclaim with such vast popular appeal. The author of six books of poetry, Billy Collins has sold more volumes (nearly 100,000 copies from his last 3 books alone) than any poet in recent decades. Collins' poems mix genial, highly literate earnestness, restlessness and a fear-based... See full bio »

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Known For

S.W.A.T. Ref
The Dead Writer
Rock and Roll Fantasy Digger - Pantry Raid
Rooms Writer


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 2017/IV Rooms (Short) (story) / (writer)
 2009 The Art of Drowning (Short) (poem)
 2005 The Dead (Short)
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 2019 S.W.A.T. (TV Series)
- The B-Team (2019) ... Ref (as Billy J. Collins)
 2009 The Art of Drowning (Short)
 1992 Rock and Roll Fantasy
Digger - Pantry Raid
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 2014 Budapest (Short) (thanks for inspiration)
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 2012 TEDTalks (TV Series)
 2009 Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder (Documentary)
 2003 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary)
 2002 Loaded Gun: Life and Death and Dickinson (Documentary)

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Alternate Names:

Billy J. Collins

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[on being asked to memorialize 911 in poetry] They said I could do what I wanted, but then a voice chimed in and said 'Please mention the first responders and their heroic job, and oh, also say something positive about the future of the country'. See more »

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