Erika Meitner, a professor in the Department of English, received a 2021–2022 Virginia Commission for the Arts Artists Fellowship; she is one of six Virginia artists so honored in the field of poetry. The fellowships are awarded annually to artists residing in Virginia in recognition of creative excellence and to support their pursuit of artistic excellence; each artist receives $5,000.

In addition, Meitner published the following: “Come Correct” and “Another Ohio Road Trip,” Four Way Review 21, posted August 14, 2021; “To Gather Together,” The New Yorker (October 4, 2021): 60–61; “An Occupation of Loss,” Waterproof: Evidence of a Miami Worth Remembering, ed. Mario Alejandro Ariza (Miami, Florida: Jai Alai Books, 2021), pp. 50–52; “Watching Miami Vice Reruns at the Vagabond Motel,” Islandia 2 (Fall 2021): 48–49; and “Touch Cave,” “Desiring Machines,” and “Certificate of Presence,” Southern Indiana Review 28.2 (Fall 2021): 4–7.