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Reading with Dana Gioia and Al Young
Start Date: 4/23/2018Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 4/23/2018End Time: 5:00 PM

Event Description:
Reading and Conversation with Dana Gioia and Al Young.

Dana Gioia is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning poet. Former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Gioia is a native Californian of Italian and Mexican descent. He received a B.A. and a M.B.A. from Stanford University and an M.A. in Comparative Literature from Harvard University. Gioia currently serves as the Poet Laureate of California.

Award-winning American poet, novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and former UC Santa Cruz lecturer Al Young is a California Poet Laureate Emeritus. In 2005 he was named Poet Laureate of California by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Young’s many books include novels, collections of poetry, essays, and memoirs. His work has appeared in literary journals and magazines including Paris Review, Essence, The New York Times, Chicago Review, Seattle Review, Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz & Literature, Chelsea, Rolling Stone, and in anthologies including the Norton Anthology of African American Literature, and the Oxford Anthology of African American Literature.

Join us for this dynamic conversation. 
Location Information:
SJSU Main Campus - King Library
Room: 225
Contact Information:
Name: Kyle Galimba
Phone: 4086854882
Legacy of Poetry
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