Joseph Campana is a poet, arts writer, and scholar. He is the author of a collection of poems, The Book of Faces, and 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, Culture Vulture, Explore Dance, BigRed&Shiny, and the Kenyon Review. He teaches at Rice University. He teaches Renaissance literature and creative writing at Rice University.