Poets Erika Meitner, Emilia Phillips to read at New Dominion Bookshop

New Dominion BookshopNew Dominion Bookshop in Charlottesville will host a book reading and signing with poets Erika Meitner and Emilia Phillips on Friday, September 28, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Refreshments will be provided. This event is free to attend.

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 PoetryThe New York Times MagazinePloughsharesThe New RepublicVirginia Quarterly ReviewTin House, and elsewhere. She is currently an associate professor of English at Virginia Tech, where she directs the MFA and undergraduate creative writing programs. For more details, visit erikameitner.com.

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 AgniBoston ReviewPloughsharesPoetry, 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. For more details, visit emiliaphillips.com.

About New Dominion Bookshop

Serving Albemarle and Central Virginia since 1924, New Dominion Bookshop is the oldest independent bookseller in Virginia. Located in Historic Downtown Charlottesville, New Dominion is a general trade bookshop that serves as the hub for readings and other literary events in the community. For more information, visit ndbookshop.com.

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