From Here by Jen Michalski

Monday, September 15th: Jen discusses how she became a writer at the blog PhD in Creative Writing.

Tuesday, September 16th: Jen shares an excerpt from a story in her new collection, and you get into the wild insights of this talented writer, at The Next Best Book Club blog.

Wednesday, September 17th: Over at [PANK], read an interview with Jen that answers some questions about her From Here.

Thursday, September 18th: Book Puke invites Jen to share some of the drawings and doodles that happen on the pages of her work in the process of writing.

Friday, September 19th: The tour’s final stop is HTML Giant. Here, Jen discusses endings (or non-endings) of short stories and how the last point on the page affects the reader.


Jen Michalski is author of the novel The Tide King, winner of the 2012 Big Moose Prize, and other works listed below. She is the host of the Starts Here! reading series, and interviews writers at The Nervous Breakdown. She also is the editor of the anthology City Sages: Baltimore, which Baltimore Magazine called a “Best of Baltimore” in 2010. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland, and tweets at @MichalskiJen. Find her at

The twelve stories in From Here explore the dislocations and intersections of people searching, running away, staying put. Their physical and emotional landscapes run the gamut, but in the end, they’re all searching for a place to call home.


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