Assistant Professor of Written Arts
Primary Academic Program: Written Arts
Biography:Jenny Xie is the author of two collections of poetry. Eye Level (2018) was a finalist for the National Book Award, and the recipient of the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets and the Holmes National Poetry Prize from Princeton University. The Rupture Tense (2022) was a finalist for the National Book Award and the CLMP Firecracker Award, and a recipient of the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award. Her chapbook, Nowhere to Arrive (2017), was awarded the Drinking Gourd Prize from Northwestern University. Xie has been supported by fellowships and grants from Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Kundiman, New York Foundation for the Arts, the Vilcek Foundation, and the Jerome Foundation. She previously taught at Princeton and New York University.
BA, Princeton University; MFA, New York University.