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An Evening with Poet Erika Meitner

When Friday, February 01, 2019 6:00 PM—9:00 PM
Where HC 302
Contact Dayton, Renee
Details Erika Meitner

Wor-Wic Community College is honored to host poet Erika Meitner as part of the college's 2018-2019 "Year of the Arts" celebration.

An informal poetry talk will take place from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., followed by Professor Meitner's reading from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Erika Meitner is the author of five books of poems, including Holy Moly Carry Me (forthcoming in 2018 from BOA Editions), Copia (BOA Editions, 2014), and Ideal Cities (HarperCollins, 2010), which was a 2009 National Poetry Series winner. Her poems have been published in Best American Poetry 2011, Ploughshares, The New Republic, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Southern Review, Tin House, and elsewhere. She is currently an associate professor of English at Virginia Tech, where she directs the MFA and undergraduate creative writing programs.

This event is free and open to the public as part of the 9th Annual Echoes & Visions Reading Series. It is made possible by the generous funding provided by the Arts & Humanities Department and a grant from Maryland Humanities.

Meitner Book Cover
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