New Review of The Company of Strangers at Necessary Fiction
So pleased to see this review of The Company of Strangers at Necessary Fiction! Thanks to Jeannine Burgdorf for for this incredibly perceptive review:
Few of the characters in The Company of Strangers, Jen Michalski’s third collection of short stories, meet as literal strangers. Rather, Michalski relays states of strangeness forged in breakups, homecomings, familial estrangement, and immature love. Whether the relationships are new or long-term, Michalski’s characters form intimacies by pushing and pulling each other into altered states. Michalski’s prose achieves this kind of intimacy as a literary alchemy.
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