Erika Meitner, an associate professor in the Department of English, published the following poems: “Pesach in Blacksburg,” Vinegar and Char: Southern Food in Verse, ed. Sandra Beasley (Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 2018), pp. 75–76; “Letter in the Time of Junkmail,” Gulf Coast 31.1 (Fall 2018): 135–36; “letter from around the way,” Poet’s Country 4 (Summer 2018), an issue composed entirely of postcards; and “In Defense of the Empty Chaos Required for Adequate Preparation,” The Los Angeles Review, posted August 2018.