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Welcome to My New Website

October 2, 2013

While I loved my old website, which I designed and built myself using Microsoft Frontpage and Dreamweaver in the early days of the interwebs, it was getting really arduous to update due to the Pleistocene-era software I was using.  So welcome to my brand new website, which runs on WordPress, and was designed and built by the fabulous Josh McCall.


September 30, 2013

Six poems at poets.org Five poems at Poetry Foundation Six poems at From the Fishouse Recent Poems “Assembled Audience” and “Jesus is the Reason” – Shenandoah (2021) “It’s Gunna Be All Right” – Orion (2021) “A Brief Eschatological Investigation” – Poetry Society of America (2021) “My List of True Facts” – The Believer (2021) “This Volatile Taxonomy” – Bennington Review


2021 Events / virtual

January 13 – 8:30pm EST – Words Together Worlds Apart series

February 23 – 7pm EST – Temple Emanuel (Roanoke, VA)

February 27 – 6pm EST – Book release for Wild Kingdom by Jehanne Dubrow

March 3 – 4pm EST – AWP Panel: “The Futures of Documentary and Investigative Poetries” (w/ Tyehimba Jess, Layli Long Soldier & …

About Erika

Erika Meitner is an American poet and the author of five books of poems. She is also a professor of English at Virginia Tech.