Jen Knox

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An Ohio-born writer, Jen Knox's writing has been featured in The Best Small Fictions 2017 (Braddock Avenue Books), The Adirondack Review, Chicago Tribune's Printers Row, Chicago Quarterly Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, Fiction Southeast, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, MJI News, The Saturday Evening Post, The Santa Fe Writers Project Quarterly, NPR, and Sequestrum, among others. Jen's writing has been nominated for a Pushcart and multiple Best of the Net anthologies. She is a Writing Coach, educator, and the Academic Programs Manager at OSU's Leadership Initiative. Jen earned her BA in English from Otterbein and her MFA from Bennington. She is the author of After the Gazebo (NYC, New York: Rain Mountain Press), and she recently completed a collection of short fabulist fiction, The Glass City, which won the 2016 Prize Americana (Hollywood Books International). An excerpt of The Glass City also earned finalist status in the 2016 Calvino Prize from The University of Louisville. Jen's work has earned finalist status in the Dundee International Book Competition and a semifinalist status in the Book Pipeline Competition. Find her here:

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Gather the Ingredients

Oct 10, 2018 · 5,838 words (22 minutes)

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Lost Her Way

Oct 1, 2018 · 3,623 words (14 minutes)

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Featured September 18, 2018

Open Times

Sep 15, 2018 · 2,380 words (9 minutes) · 2 likes

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Jun 14, 2018 · 1,517 words (6 minutes)

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Lottery Days

May 30, 2018 · 315 words (2 minutes)

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Featured May 24, 2018

The Glass City

May 22, 2018 · 2,813 words (11 minutes) · 3 likes

Literary Fiction