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Billy Collins is the author of seven collections of poetry, including, most recently, Nine Horses and the bestselling collection. Sailing Alone Around the Room. He is a Distinguished Professor of English at Lehman College of the City University of New York and is the creator of "Poetry 180: A Poem a Day for American High Schools," | which encourages students to listen to poetry every day of the school year. He was appointed poet laureate of the United States for 2001-2002 and reappointed for 2002- 2003.

Books by Billy Collins