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Eye Level: Poems of Immigration, Rootlessness and Identity, featuring Jenny Xie

Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

College of Liberal Arts, RM 3150 Towson University, 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, USA

Join us on Thursday, October 25th from 6pm to 7:30pm in CLA 3150 for the Towson Literary Reading Series. 

 

Jenny Xie will read from her poetry collection Eye Level (Graywolf Press, 2018), recipient of the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets and the Holmes National Poetry Prize from Princeton University. A Q&A and book signing will follow. 

Xie is also the author of Nowhere to Arrive (Northwestern University Press, 2017), recipient of the Drinking Gourd Chapbook 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 and grants from Kundiman, Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and Poets & Writers.  

 

Born in China and now living in Brooklyn, Xie is on faculty at New York University. 

Co-sponsored by the Department of English, Center for Student Diversity, The College of Liberal Arts, the International Student and Scholar Office and Alpha Sigma Rho Sorority.

  

Co-sponsored by the Department of English, Center for Student Diversity, The College of Liberal Arts, the International Student and Scholar Office and Alpha Sigma Rho Sorority.

 

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