City Arts & Lectures Presents BILLY COLLINS

Billy Collins author photo and Whale Day cover image

BILLY COLLINS

NEW DATE: BILLY COLLINS

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
7:30pm Pacific Time

Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater

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Dubbed “the most popular poet in America” by The New York TimesBilly Collins is famous for conversational, witty poems that welcome readers with humor but often slip into quirky, tender, or profound observations on the everyday, reading and writing, and poetry itself. He is the author of twelve collections of poetry, and has edited multiple poetry anthologies. Collins served two terms as the US poet laureate, from 2001-2003, and was New York State poet laureate from 2004-2006. His newest collection, Whale Day, brings together more than fifty poems and showcases his deft mixing of the playful and the serious that has made him one of our country’s most celebrated and widely read poets.

You and your guests must be fully vaccinated to attend this event; proof of vaccination is required upon arrival. Full vaccination is defined as completion of the two-dose regimen of Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or one dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered two weeks or more in advance of the event.

Event date: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Sydney Goldstein Theater
275 Hayes Street
San Francisco, CA
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Books: 
Whale Day: And Other Poems Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399589775
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Please allow up to 48-hours for Curbside Pickup orders to be processed.
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 5th, 2021

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