Jenny Xie is the author of the novel Holding Pattern, a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree. She’s received fellowships from Bread Loaf, Yaddo, and MacDowell, among other organizations. She is the former executive editor of Dwell.

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With a Spectacular Glass Wall, the Dwell House Folds Open to Nature
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How to Upgrade the Curb Appeal of Your Home for Less Than $500
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How to Manage Your Vacation Rental Remotely
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