Billy Collins, who has authored eight poetry collections, will read at the SPC Music Center as well as the Palladium Theater on March 12. A distinguished professor of English at Lehman College of the City University of New York, he was Poet Laureate of the United States from 2001 to 2003 and Poet Laureate of New York State from 2004 to 2006.
Collins is one of three award-winning poets, Denise Duhamel, Peter Meinke and Billy Collins, to visit SPC campuses this semester.
Collins’ reading starts at 12:30 p.m. at the SPC Music Center and at 7 p.m. at the theater. This event is free for SPC students with a valid ID and $10 for the general public.
Read more about Collins in The Sandbox, the online student newspaper at SPC.