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Michael Dana Gioia (born December 24, 1950) is an American writer, critic and poet. He retired early from his career as a corporate executive at General Foods to write full-time.

From January 29, 2003, until January 22, 2009, he was chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the U.S. government's arts agency, and has worked to revitalize an organization that had suffered bitter controversies about the nature of grants to artists in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Gioia has sought to encourage jazz, which he calls the only uniquely American form of art, to promote reading and performance of Shakespeare and to increase the number of Americans reading literature. Before taking the NEA post, Gioia was a resident of Santa Rosa, California, and before that, of Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

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Total Books: 141
Plough Quarterly No 13 - Save Our Souls Inwardness in a Distracted Age
2017 - Plough Quarterly No 13 - Save Our Souls Inwardness in a Distracted Age (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780874861778
ISBN-10: 0874861772
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
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The Longman Anthology of Short Fiction Stories and Authors in Context
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