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U.S. Poet Laureates


A conversation with US Poet Laureates Billy Collins and Juan Felipe Herrera.


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Billy Collins

Billy Collins, dubbed America’s favorite poet by The Wall Street Journal, is the author of 12 collections of poetry. His most recent work, "The Rain in Portugal," features nearly 50 new poems. His previous collections include, include "Aimless Love," "Horoscopes for the Dead," "Ballistics," "The Trouble with Poetry," "Nine Horses," "Sailing Alone Around the Room," "Questions About Angels," "The Art of Drowning" and "Picnic, Lightning....

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Juan Herrera

Juan Felipe Herrera is a poet, performance artist and activist. The son of migrant farm workers, he was the U.S. Poet Laureate from 2015–2017. Herrera has published more than a dozen collections of poetry, in addition to short stories, young adult novels, and children’s literature....

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