Jen Michalski

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You'll Be Fine (2021; NineStar Press)

"An enjoyable story about an adult trying to grow up"
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The Company of Strangers
(2022; Braddock Avenue Books)

5/28/13: Essay in Psychology Today

I was thrilled to contribute an essay to Psychology Today in commemoration of Memorial Day about my grandfathers, who served in World War II. I wrote about their service and how they were the inspiration for my forthcoming novel, The Tide King, out this month:

As Mitch Albom so aptly wrote, “It is not until much later, as the skin sags and the heart weakens, that children understand; their stories, and all their accomplishments, sit atop the stories of their mothers and fathers, stones upon stones, beneath the waters of their lives.” Likewise, it took some time before I began to consider the sum of my grandfather’s life outside of his narrow role in mine.
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