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|Born||1975 (age 42–43)
|Alma mater||Dartmouth College, 1996 A.B.
University of Virginia, M.F.A.
|Occupation||Poet, author, associate professor of English at Virginia Tech|
|Spouse(s)||Steven Trost, married on April 22, 2006|
She graduated from Dartmouth College with an A.B. in 1996, and from the University of Virginia with an MFA, and where she is studying for a doctorate in religious studies. She taught at University of Virginia, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the University of California, Santa Cruz. She teaches at Virginia Tech.
Her work has appeared in The Southern Review, The American Poetry Review, Shenandoah, Indiana Review, and Alaska Quarterly Review.
- 2009 National Poetry Series, for Ideal Cities
- "The Book of Dissolution", AGNI online
- "Big Box Encounter", Slate, April 20, 2010
- "January Towns"; "With/out", Anti-
- "Quisiera Declarar", From the Fishouse
- "Elegy with Construction Sounds, Water, Fish", Virginia Quarterly Review, Spring 2010, pp. 202–203
- Inventory at the All-Night Drugstore Anhinga Press, 2003, ISBN 978-0-938078-74-6
- Ideal Cities, HarperCollins, 2010, ISBN 978-0-06-199518-7
- "On Rita Dove", Women Poets on Mentorship: Efforts and Affections, Editors Arielle Greenberg, Rachel Zucker, University of Iowa Press, 2008, ISBN 978-1-58729-639-0
- "On Rita Dove", Best African American Essays 2010, Editors Gerald Early, Randall Kennedy, Random House, Inc., 2009, ISBN 978-0-553-38537-3
- "About Erika". Erika Meitner. Retrieved July 6, 2017.
- Gordon, Jane (August 11, 2011). "The Poetry of Parenthood". The New York Times. Retrieved July 6, 2017.
- Author's website
- "Erika Meitner Discusses Peeps, Virginia and Yi-Fu Tuan: An Interview by Serena Agusto-Cox", 32poems, May 5, 2009
- "Erika Meitner", From the Fishouse
- "Five Questions With . . .Erika Meitner, poet", Sentinel, Rebecca Swain Vadnie