“Jen Michalski’s second novel is an intense emotional commitment, but a worthwhile one.” – Ploughshares

“Jen is an astonishingly sensitive writer.” – HTML Giant

“Jen Michalski excels in subtlety that is made possible by her nuanced understanding of voice.” – The Rumpus

“Jen is a writerly heavyweight.” – Nate Brown, American Short Fiction

“We’re lucky to have Michalski before the rest of the world discovers her. But they will.” – Baltimore City Paper

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Utne Reader on Baltimore's Literary Scene

Here is a nice article about the Baltimore Literary Scene in the Utne Reader. It mentions the 510 Readings, which I co-organize with Michael Kimball, the ie readings, Smile Hon, You’re in Baltimore, Baltimore IsReads, and Publishing Genius, among others.