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Verse Like Water to feature Chinese-American poet Oct. 29 in Brainerd

Poet Jenny Xie will be presenting Oct. 29.

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Chinese-American poet Jenny Xie will be presenting her work at Verse Like Water on Oct. 29, 2021 at Chalberg Theatre. Contributed / Central Lakes College

Verse Like Water, the visiting poetry program of Central Lakes College in Brainerd, will present Chinese-American poet Jenny Xie at noon Friday, Oct. 29, in the Chalberg Theatre, Brainerd campus.

The event is free and open to the public.

Xie is a professor at Bard College, and her book “Eye Level” earned the Walt Whitman Award. This literary event will be followed by a book signing and a craft talk.

High school students who attend the event will receive a free copy of “Eye Level” thanks to Verse Like Water's friendship with Graywolf Press in Minneapolis.

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