Creative Writing Faculty

Jenny Xie

Jenny Xie headshot

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Jenny Xie is the author of Eye Level (Graywolf Press, 2018), a finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry and the PEN Open Book Award, and a recipient of the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets and the Holmes National Poetry Prize from Princeton University. Her chapbook, Nowhere to Arrive (Northwestern University Press, 2017), received the Drinking Gourd Prize. Her work has appeared in Poetry​New York Times Magazine, New Republic, and Tin House, among other publications, and she has been supported by fellowships from Kundiman, Civitella Ranieri Foundation, and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.



Eye Level: Finalist, 2018 National Book Award in Poetry |

“Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts Selects Poet Jenny Xie for Holmes National Poetry Prize” |, May 29, 2018


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Program in Creative Writing
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