Free

Visiting Writers Series: Erika Meitner

February 1, 2023 @ 7:30pm

Erika Meitner is the winner of the 2018 National Jewish Book Award for Poetry and author of six books of poems: Useful Junk; Holy Moly Carry Me; Inventory at the All-Night Drugstore; Makeshift Instructions for Vigilant Girls; and Ideal Cities, which was a 2009 National Poetry series winner; and Copia. Her poetry and prose have been widely anthologized. Born and raised in Queens and Long Island, NY, Meitner is a first-generation American: her father is from Israel; her mother was born in a refugee camp in Germany, which is where her maternal grandparents settled after surviving the Holocaust. Meitner is currently a professor of English at Virginia Tech.

This performance is free and open to the public, no ticket is required.

 

Masks are strongly encouraged to be worn by all patrons while in the venue. 

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Wednesday | 2.1.237:30pm
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