Billy Collins discusses his poetry collection, titled “Ballistics.” Donald Hall talks about his memoir, “Unpacking the Boxes.”


  • Donald Hall U.S. Poet Laureate 2006-2007. He has received several national poetry prizes and published more than 15 books of poetry.
  • Billy Collins U.S. Poet Laureate 2001 to 2003. He is a Distinguished Professor of English at City University of New York, where he has taught for the past 30 years.

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