An acclaimed poet, essayist, anthologist, BBC commentator, and critic, Dana Gioia is also the author of, most recently, Interrogations at Noon, a collection of poems that received the American Book Award, and Nosferatu, a libretto. He was recently nominated to be Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts and lives in Santa Rosa, California, with his family.
I found Dana Gioia's collected thoughts about American poetry superb and engrossing, though he seems just a little too confident in his assessment of what constitutes 'good'... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Silas Pitch
This book is quite accessible and encourages even casual readers of poetry to read modern poetry. With the poetry from this author and from the many more like him who are reviewed... Read morePublished on September 18, 2012 by James Owen