The Poetry and Prose reading event with Erika Meitner on February 23 has been postponed. We will update the website with the new date and time when available.
The reading with Erika Meitner on Thursday, February 23, at 4:45 p.m. in Sanborn Library has been POSTPONED. We will update this post with the new date and time when available.
The Cleopatra Mathis Poetry and Prose Series
Reading by Erika Meitner
This reading is co-sponsored by the Department of English and Creative Writing and the Jewish Studies Program.
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.