Dana Gioia Wins Fields Siotis International Poetry Prize
Dana Gioia has won the 2022 Barbara Fields Siotis International Poetry Prize in Athens, Greece. Given by the Poets Circle of Greece, the prize honors lifetime contribution to the art of poetry. It was awarded to Gioia on September 23rd by the mayor of Athens as the final event of the Athens World Poetry Festival. The previous winners include Bei Dao of China and Anastassis Vistonitis of Greece. The prize was created in memory of Barbara Fields Siotis, a devoted reader, advocate, and patron of poetry and the arts, by her husband Dinos Siotis and fellow members of the Poets Circle.
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