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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

“Eternal Return II” – Poetry (2020) “Song of Destruction / The Halation Effect” – Zocalo Public Square (2020) “Invitation to Tender” – Verse Daily (2020) “Light-Sensitive Puzzle Piece” – Jewish Book Council (2020) “Missing Parts” – Adroit Journal (2019) “What Follows is a Reconstruction Based on the Best Available Evidence” – Poem-A-Day from the Academy of American Poets (2019) “A Brief Ontological Investigation” …


2021 Events / virtual

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

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

March 3 – 4-5pm EST – AWP Panel: “The Futures of Documentary and Investigative Poetries” (w/ Tyehimba Jess, Layli Long Soldier & Phil Metres)

March 5 – 6:20-7:20pm EST – AWP Panel: “Beyond the Brady Bunch: Reinventing the …

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.