Correspondingly, why did Billy Collins write the names?
‘ ” As U.S. poet laureate from 2001 to 2003, Collins wrote “The Names ,” one of the first known poems in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He’ll read that poem in a recorded broadcast for PBS, days before taking a plane to Utah, where he’ll speak Sept. 8 at Snow College in Ephraim.
who is Billy Collins wife? In 1977 Collins married Diane Olbright , an architect, and later settled in Westchester County, New York. The couple have since divorced. Collins moved in 2008 from New York to Winter Park, Florida to be with Suzannah Gilman , his fiancée.
Accordingly, when did Billy Collins start writing?
He wrote his first poem at age 12 and later joined his high-school literary magazine. In 1963 Collins received a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, and he went on to earn a doctorate in Romantic poetry from the University of California, Riverside, in 1971.
Who wrote the poem names?