“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 The Tide King in New Madrid Journal

So cool to read this review of The Tide King in the New Madrid Journal, the literary magazine of the low-res MFA program at Murray State:
Michalski may claim to have been a bad poet, but her prose clearly holds the rhythm and beauty of poetry, and her novel is a joy to read.Once I started reading it, I couldn’t put it down. She has touched the world of Fantasy gently, creating a story anchored in reality, with a hint of mystery.
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