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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 “Letter on Space & the Body” and “What I’m saying is…” – Orion (2022) “Parts of a Body House” – The New Republic (2022) “Touch Cave” – The Slowdown (2022, with audio) “Gnostic Spring, or That New York Times Article on Languishing” – Kenyon Review (2022) “To …


Winter/Spring 2023 Events 

Jan 18 (Wed) – 7:00pm – Joynes Reading Room Series, University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)

Jan 19 (Thurs) – 6:00pm – Marcia Kinsey Visiting Writers Series, St. Edward’s University, Carter Auditorium (Austin, TX)

Jan 20 (Fri) – 7:00pm – Gulf Coast Reading Series, Lawndale Art Center (Houston, TX)

Jan 31 (Tues) – 6:30pm – Volumes …

About Erika

Erika Meitner is an American poet and the author of six books of poems. She is also a professor of English at UW-Madison.