Putting a value on poetry
Billy Collins hopes the €10,000 Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize will inspire other writers
What makes a million-dollar poem in your opinion? Actually, forget that question; here’s a more realistic one: what makes a €10,000 poem?
That’s the question that Billy Collins is pondering. Tucked away in his New York home, Collins – one of America’s most popular poets and a former poet laureate – has been given the tough task of deciding who should win the Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize.
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