Dana Gioia

Expert in poetry and literature, National Endowment for the Arts

Judge Widney Professor of Poetry and Public Culture at USC

Expertise

  • poetry’s place in public culture
  • California literature
  • contemporary literature
  • rhyme
  • formal poetry
  • opera libretto
  • poetry as it relates to music and business
  • arts leadership
  • the National Endowment for the Arts
  • United States poet laureates
  • literary reading
  • reading at risk
  • Catholic literature
  • poets Weldon Kees, Robinson Jeffers, Donald Justice and Richard Wilbur

Additional Information

  • Former Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts

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