Erika Meitner and Honora Ankong to REad from their New Books
This is a celebration of the Virginia Tech MFA program, where Meitner is a faculty member and Ankong is a student.
Erika Meitner is the winner of the 2018 National Jewish Book Award for Poetry and author of six books of poems: Useful Junk; Holy Moly Carry Me; Inventory at the All-Night Drugstore; Makeshift 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.
Honora Ankong is a poet and writer from Cameroon. She is currently completing an MFA in poetry at Virginia Tech. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart prize and the best of net anthology, and have found publication at Cream City Review, Foglifter, Notre Dame Review, Glass, The Maine Review, Lolwe, and elsewhere.