“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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Review of Could You Be With Her Now at Chamber Four

Today is the release date of my collection of novellas, Could You Be With Her Now, from Dzanc Books, and what better way to celebrate than this thoughtful, intelligent review by Charles Rammelkamp at Chamber Four. I'm really thrilled to share it:

Above all, I Can Make It to California is an impressive feat of imagination. May-September is a different narrative altogether, much more complex, subtle, and original...
This is an admirable and original book.  Michalski is a skilled storyteller.  I look forward to her novel, The Tide King, due out later this year from Black Lawrence Press.
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