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Jenny Xie

Autor(a) de Eye Level: Poems

5+ Works 188 Membros 10 Reviews

About the Author

Jenny Xie is the author of Nowhere to Arrive, recipient of the Drinking Gourd Chapbook Prize, and her poems have appeared in the American Poetry Review, the New Republic, Poetry, Tin House, and elsewhere. She lives in New York and teaches at New York University.
Image credit: Jenny Xie speaks on the "Poetry of Place" panel with Anya Creightney and Natasha Tretheway at the National Book Festival, August 31, 2019. Photo by Kimberly T. Powell/Library of Congress. By Library of Congress Life - 20190831KP0494.jpg, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=82899281

Obras de Jenny Xie

Eye Level: Poems (2018) 105 cópias
Holding Pattern (2023) 46 cópias
The Rupture Tense: Poems (2022) 30 cópias
Nowhere to Arrive: Poems (2017) 6 cópias
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fiction set in Oakland CA (with a trip to Vegas) - recovering from a breakup with a man she thought she'd marry and questioning her career direction, a psychology student rebuilds her relationship with her newly sober, fit, engaged-and-in-love mother, while finding work as a professional Cuddler for lonely people craving touch. There is also a rat-owner/Influencer in a minor role.

Enjoyed this tenderly told story about a mother-daughter relationship troubled by each woman's reluctance to communicate their vulnerabilities in part to protect the other. interesting characters with unique problems that are nonetheless relatable.… (mais)
½
 
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reader1009 | outras 2 resenhas | Jul 23, 2023 |
In the glut of books about 20-something women trying to find themselves, Holding Pattern by Jenny Xie stands slightly above the crowd. As usual with many of these books, Kathleen Cheung finds herself moving back into her mother’s house after getting dumped by her boyfriend and leaving her Ph.D program. Xie adds some interesting twists, though, as Kathleen’s mom — a recovered alcoholic — is planning her wedding to a wealthy man, and presses Kathleen into assisting. Kathleen also finds herself working at a Cuddle Clinic, hanging out with her high school friends as she tries to figure out her life. The story ends rather abruptly, and certain plot points feel very forced, but overall not a bad story for readers who enjoy this genre.… (mais)
½
 
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Hccpsk | outras 2 resenhas | Jul 22, 2023 |
Bailing at 27%. I dislike all the characters, and am painfully bored.
 
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joyblue | outras 2 resenhas | Jun 30, 2023 |
One of those collections where I'm not always entirely sure what's going on—but where figuring it out (and being forced to read slowly while doing so) is enjoyable all the same.
 
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KatrinkaV | outras 5 resenhas | Apr 6, 2023 |

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