“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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Twitter Chat at LitChat, Friday, Sept 27th, 4 pm EST

I'll be talking to Carolyn Bass with my editor Diane Goettel about Black Lawrence Press on Friday, September 27, 4 pm, at LitChat. Join us in a discussion of my debut novel, THE TIDE KING, which won the 2012 Big Moose Prize. You can join the conversation at 4 pm by signing in with your twitter handle here: