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.