Join us for an evening of poetry with Erika Meitner (Holy Moly Carry Me) and Emilia Phillips (Empty Clip). This event will be free and open to the public.
Erika Meitner is the author of five books of poems, including Holy Moly Carry Me (BOA Editions, 2018), Copia (BOA Editions, 2014), and Ideal Cities (HarperCollins, 2010), which was a 2009 National Poetry Series winner. Her poems have been published in Best American Poetry, The New York Times Magazine, Ploughshares, The New Republic, Virginia Quarterly Review, Tin House, and elsewhere. She is currently an associate professor of English at Virginia Tech, where she directs the MFA and undergraduate creative writing programs.
Emilia Phillips is the author of three poetry collections from the University of Akron Press: Signaletics (2013), Groundspeed (2016), and Empty Clip (2018). She is also the author of three chapbooks, most recently Beneath the Ice Fish Like Souls Look Alike (Bull City Press, 2015). Her poems and lyric essays appear widely in literary publications including Agni, Boston Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, and elsewhere. She is currently an assistant professor in the MFA Writing Program and the Department of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.