“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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4/10: Baltimore Magazine Feature

Baltimore Magazine ran a story on me in their April issue! I talk to Baltimore's veteran music, culture, and lit feature writer and critic Michael Yockel. But it's really not about so me: it's about Baltimore's fantastic literary scene. Read it to find out more about our town:

For Michalski, writing, more than anything else, crystallizes her sense of self. “I understand through writing the same way that some people understand through reading,” she says. “It’s part of how I interpret the world.”

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