Caption: Billy Collins
Billy Collins 

Interview with Billy Collins. Sunday, September 12, 2012.

From: Words On A Wire
Series: Words On A Wire (Best Of)
Length: 29:00

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Billy Collins talks about seeing poetry come to life through animation, as he works with film-maker Julian Grey. He reads, "Revision" from his latest collection "Horoscopes for the Dead."

Billy_collins_small Hosts Benjamin Alire Sáenz & Daniel Chacón invite Billy Collins, former Poet Laureatte, onto the show. Collins talks about his obsession with mortality, and about seeing his poetry come to life through his collaborations with film-maker, Julian Grey, who has been animating Collin's poetry.

Collins contributes this week's Poem of the Week, reading "Revision" from his latest collection "Horoscopes for the Dead."

Piece Description

Hosts Benjamin Alire Sáenz & Daniel Chacón invite Billy Collins, former Poet Laureatte, onto the show. Collins talks about his obsession with mortality, and about seeing his poetry come to life through his collaborations with film-maker, Julian Grey, who has been animating Collin's poetry.

Collins contributes this week's Poem of the Week, reading "Revision" from his latest collection "Horoscopes for the Dead."

Broadcast History

Words on a Wire is a weekly literary radio show in its second season; it has been broadcast since 2011.

Additional Credits

Hosted by Daniel Chacón & Benjamin Alire Sáenz.

Blake Nemec; Assistant Producer.

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