Eagle Pond Authors’ Series: Jenna Le
A Minnesota-born daughter of Vietnam War refugees, Jenna Le lives and works as a physician and educator in the Upper Valley region of New Hampshire. She is the author of two full-length collections of poems, Six Rivers (NYQ Books, 2011) and A History of the Cetacean American Diaspora (Anchor & Plume Press, 2016). Her poetry, fiction, essays, book criticism, and translations have been published widely. Le has been a Minnetonka Review Editor’s Prize winner, a two-time Alpha Omega Alpha Pharos Poetry Competition winner, a William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition finalist, a Michael E. DeBakey Poetry Award finalist, a Pamet River Prize semifinalist, a four-time Pushcart Prize nominee, a Best of the Net nominee, an Elgin Award nominee, and a Rhysling Award nominee.
About the Eagle Pond Authors Series
For the past 20 years, the Eagle Pond Authors’ Series has celebrated great writing by some of the nation’s outstanding authors. This free series is a tribute to beloved poet and author Donald Hall, who is the heart and soul of this series and instrumental in bringing nationally and internationally revered poets to the PSU campus.
Generous support from the Follett Higher Education Group at the PSU Bookstore helps keep this series free and open to the public. A book signing and reception follow each reading. Free tickets are available in advance to ensure admission.