Joseph Campana is a poet, arts writer, and scholar. He is the author of  
two collections of poems, The Book of Faces and Natural Selections, an Iowa Poetry Prize winner. He has received grants from the NEA and the Houston Arts Alliance. You can find his poems, essays, and reviews of books, dance, theater, and visual arts writing in Slate, Poetry, Guernica,  Dance International, CultureMap, the Houston Chronicle, BigRed&Shiny, the Kenyon Review, and elsewhere. He teaches Renaissance literature and creative writing at Rice University.


Review: The De Menils' Favorite Designer Gets His Close-Up

Couturier Charles James's stunning dresses and furniture go on display at the Menil Collection.

06/05/2014 By Joseph Campana

Visual Art

Reflections on Sargent and Impressionism at the MFAH

Despite flawed presentation, the two exhibitions reveal new sides of familiar artists.

04/21/2014 By Joseph Campana