Dana Gioia

Dana Gioia is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning poet. Former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Gioia is a native Californian of Italian and Mexican descent. He received a B.A. and a M.B.A. from Stanford University and an M.A. in Comparative Literature from Harvard University. He won the 2018 Poets' Prize for his collection 99 Poems: New and Selected. Gioia currently serves as the Poet Laureate of California, teaches at the University of Southern California, and has written five volumes of poetry, as well as the influential essay collection Can Poetry Matter?

 

Books by this Author

Best American Poetry 2018

Author Appearances

NEW SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
Annual group reading from the Best American Poetry anthology.
66 W 12 Street
New York, NY 10011
SEP 20
BEYOND BAROQUE
681 Venice Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
NOV 17
POWERHOUSE ARENA
28 Adams Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
DEC 11

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