The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Booklist, and more have run glowing reviews of STUDYING WITH MISS BISHOP by Dana Gioia.

Michael Dirda, in the Washington Post, recommended MISS BISHOP in a column on "books about books."

"Highly enjoyable . . . Studying with Miss Bishop offers the opportunity to encounter writing as an act of civility."―Wall Street Journal

"[A] fantastically charming collection."―Los Angeles Review of Books

"Wonderfully evocative of the literary world in the 1970s and 1980s, these essays are fascinating snapshots of remarkable encounters which, when brought together, chart a delightfully unusual path to literary success."―Booklist

"Studying With Miss Bishop is surely destined to become a classic. These affectionate portraits . . . communicate as well as any book ever the love that underlies an authentic literary vocation."―Catholic World Report

"In deft, graceful essays, poet, literary critic, and librettist Gioia recalls six 'people of potent personality' who shaped his vocation . . . An appealing literary memoir."―Kirkus Reviews