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Rollins proudly welcomes Billy Collins’ return

It is with pride that Rollins College and the Winter Park Institute welcomed back the twice-Poet Laureate, Billy Collins, who read selections from his collection Beyond the Birdbath: Poems from Several Time Zones. These poems use travel as their focal [...]

November 16, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Poetry

Spoken words on gender, sexual identity

This past Thursday, poet Kavi Ade visited Rollins to share some of their poetry. Ade was brought to Rollins by the Student Leadership Forum, presented by Rita Bornstein. Students gathered in Bush to listen to Ade’s poetry and opinions on [...]

April 27, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Poetry

Write Right: Dr. Nordstrom talks poetry

“How do I know what I think until I see what I say?” Dr. Alan Nordstrom often asks himself this question—originally posed by E.M. Forester—before writing a poem. Every morning, Nordstrom pours a cup of coffee, meditates or prays, and [...]

March 10, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Books, Poetry

Free speech honored in slam poetry event


October 30, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Poetry