Dartmouth Events

Poetry and Prose Series: Erika Meitner

Please join the Department of English and Creative Writing and the Jewish Studies Program for a reading with Erika Meitner.

Thursday, November 2, 2023
4:30pm – 6:00pm
Sanborn Library
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Arts and Sciences

Reading with Erika Meitner
The Cleopatra Mathis Poetry and Prose Series
Thursday, November 2, 2023 | 4:30 p.m.
Sanborn Library
This event is co-sponsored by the Department of English and Creative Writing and the Jewish Studies Program.

Email english.department@dartmouth.edu with questions 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 the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

For more information, contact:
Department of English and Creative Writing

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