'This popular and accessible writer...engages you immediately... Collins has a delightfully witty zest for life.' -- The Times
About the Author
Billy Collins is the author of six books of poetry including, most recently, Nine Horses
. Collins's poetry has appeared in anthologies, textbooks and a variety of publications in the UK and the US, including Harper's
and the New Yorker
, and a selection of poems, Taking Off Emily's Dickinson's Clothes
, was published in 2000. Poet Laureate of the United States for 2001-2003, Collins lives with his wife in northern Westchester County, New York.