By Jane Friedman
May 20th, 2013
On June 3, 2013, at the University of Virginia, VQR is hosting a public reading by American Book Award-winning poet Dana Gioia. A noted critic and anthologist, he is also the former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. His books include Pity the Beautiful, Interrogations at Noon, and Can Poetry Matter? Gioia will take questions from the audience as well. Books will be available for purchase.
Dana Gioia Reading
June 3, 5:30 p.m.
University of Virginia Rotunda, Dome Room
1826 University Avenue, Charlottesville, VA
Craft Workshop in Poetry With Dana Gioia
Additionally, VQR invites writers to attend a craft workshop in poetry with Dana Gioia. In addition to discussing the craft from the perspective of a distinguished practitioner, Gioia will critique previously submitted poems with selected participants. These poems will be considered for publication in a future issue of VQR. Interested parties should submit no more than three poems (up to ten pages total) to Allison Wright by 5 p.m. on May 31. You do not need to have submitted work to attend the workshop. It is open to the public. Books will be available for purchase.
Dana Gioia Craft Workshop
June 4, 2013, 2:00 p.m.
University of Virginia, OpenGrounds
The OpenGrounds Studio is in the Corner Building on University Avenue, across the street from The White Spot.
For more information on either event, contact Allison Wright at VQR.