Dartmouth Events

Cleopatra Mathis Poetry & Prose Series: Erika Meitner

Please join the Department of English and Creative Writing for a reading by Erika Meitner.

Thursday, February 23, 2023
4:45pm – 6:00pm
Sanborn Library
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts and Sciences

The English and Creative Writing Department invites you to the Cleopatra Mathis Poetry and Prose Series on Thursday, February 23, with a reading by Erika Meitner. The event will start at 4:45 p.m. in Sanborn Library. Email english.department@dartmouth.edu with quesitons or access needs.

Erika Meitner is the winner of the 2018 National Jewish Book Award for Poetry and author of six books of poems: Useful JunkHoly Moly Carry MeInventory at the All-Night DrugstoreMakeshift 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.

For more information, contact:
English and Creative Writing Department

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.