WRITE AMERICA: Rita Dove & Billy Collins

Monday, February 1st at 7pm
Live on CrowdCast

Join us for the first episode of Write America featuring former U.S. Poets Laureate Rita Dove & Billy Collins as they read and discuss their works and about how books and art might bridge the deep divisions in our nation. 

Order SIGNED/BOOKPLATED copies of the selected works of Rita Dove and Billy Collins by adding the books to your cart below!

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
RITA DOVE won the Pulitzer Prize for her third book of poetry, Thomas and Beulah, in 1987 and was U.S. Poet Laureate 1993-95. She received the National Humanities Medal from President Clinton and the National Medal of Arts from President Obama – the only poet ever to receive both. Her many honors include a 2017 NAACP Image Award (for Collected Poems 1974-2004), the Heinz Award in the Arts and Humanities, and the Academy of American Poets’ Wallace Stevens Award. She is the Henry Hoyns Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Virginia. Her eleventh collection of poetry, Playlist for the Apocalypse, is forthcoming from W.W. Norton in the summer of 2021.

BILLY COLLINS's latest book of poems is WHALE DAY. He served as US Poet Laureate and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Playlist for the Apocalypse: Poems Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393867770
Availability: Available and Ships as Soon as Possible.
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 17th, 2021

Collected Poems: 1974-2004 Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393354935
Availability: Available and Ships as Soon as Possible.
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 14th, 2017

Sonata Mulattica: Poems Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393338935
Availability: Available and Ships as Soon as Possible.
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 27th, 2010

Whale Day: And Other Poems Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399589751
Availability: Available and Ships as Soon as Possible.
Published: Random House - September 29th, 2020

The Rain in Portugal: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812982688
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 17th, 2017

Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812982671
Availability: Available and Ships as Soon as Possible.
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 21st, 2014

Event date: 
Monday, February 1, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event Type: 
Adult Event
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