Nadine Meyer





Campus Box 0397


Breidenbaugh Hall
Room 301E
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400


PhD University of Missouri, 2007
MFA George Mason University, 2002
BA Johns Hopkins, 1989

Academic Focus

Creative Writing, Poetry

Nadine Meyer teaches both creative writing and literature courses at Gettysburg College. Her teaching interests include introduction to creative writing, upper-level poetry writing courses, contemporary American poetry, Renaissance lyric poetry, and poetry and memoir written after the Holocaust. Nadine earned a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University, an M.F.A. from George Mason University and a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri, Columbia. Nadine is a Co-director of programming for Gettysburg College’s Young Writers’ Workshop, a week-long intensive summer writing program for high school students.

Nadine Sabra Meyer has published two books of poems. Her second, Chrysanthemum, Chrysanthemum, won the Green Rose Poetry Prize and was published by New Issues Poetry and Prose, in the spring of 2017.  Her first book, The Anatomy Theater, won the National Poetry Series and was published by HarperCollins. Meyer’s poems have won the New Letters Prize for Poetry, the Meridian Editor’s Prize, and a Pushcart, and have appeared in numerous journals, including North American Review, Pleiades, Ploughshares, Prairie Schoonerand The Southern Review. Professor Meyer has been on judging panels for major national prizes, including the National Poetry Series and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize. Meyer has taught creative writing and literature courses at George Mason University, the University of MO, Seton Hall University, Franklin and Marshall University and the Johns Hopkins University.

Courses Taught