Jen Knox

Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

8072 Jonson Dr
Columbus, OH 43068
Phone: 
614-309-1795
Twitter: 

Author's Bio

Jen is the author of After the Gazebo, released by Rain Mountain Press and The Glass City, winner of the Prize Americana for Prose. Her novel-in-stories, RESOLUTIONS, will be released by AUXmedia in 2020.

Writers Retreats: 

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Journals:
Annalemma Magazine
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Clackamas Literary Review
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flashquake
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Lost In Thought
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Metazen
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Midwest Literary Magazine
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Per Contra
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SLAB
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Slow Trains

Fiction

Anthologies:
The Best Small Fictions 2017 (Braddock Avenue Books, 2017)
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Modern Shorts (Fiction Attic Press, 2015)
Books:
The Glass City (Hollywood Books International, 2017)
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After the Gazebo (Rain Mountain Press, 2015)
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To Begin Again (All Things That Matter Press, 2011)
Chapbook:
Don't Tease the Elephants (Monkey Puzzle Press, 2014)
Journals:
A cappella Zoo
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Ardor
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Bartleby Snopes
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Bound Off
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Cheap Pop
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Connotation Press
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Crannóg
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Eclectic Flash
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Edge
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Flash Fiction
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Literary Orphans
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Litsnack
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Long Story Short
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McSweeney's Internet Tendency
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Pank
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Per Contra
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Prick of the Spindle
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Ramshackle Review
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Room of One's Own
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Saturday Evening Post
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Short Story America
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Skidrow Penthouse
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Stone Highway Review
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Subliminal Interiors
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Sunday Salon
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The Criterion: An International Journal in English
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Thumbnail Magazine
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Used Furniture Review
Prizes won: 

Winner, Prize Americana for Prose, Finalist Lorian Hemingway Fiction Contest, Finalist, 2015 Dundee International Book Prize. Semi-finalist, Gold Line Press's 2014 Chapbook Competition. Art Farm, Residency, 2014 Glimmer Train, Family Matters Competition, Honorable Mention, 2013 The Adirondack Review's Fulton Prize, Finalist, 2013 Northwind Magazine, Short Fiction Contest, Finalist, 2013 Northwind Magazine, Short Fiction Contest, Honorable Mention, 2013 Monkey Puzzle Press Chapbook Competition, 3rd Place, 2013 Prick of the Spindle, Fiction Open Competition, Honorable Mention, 2013 Glimmer Train, Very Short Fiction, Finalist, 2013 Glimmer Train, Short Story Award, Finalist, 2013 Vermont Studio Center, Residency Grant, 2013 "Types of Circus" Named One of Wigleaf's 2012 Top 50 by Dan Chaon Readers Favorite Award, Winner, Women's Fiction Category 2011 (To Begin Again) Global Short Story Awards, Winner, May 2011 (The Code) Next Generation Indie Book Awards, Winner, Short Fiction Category 2011 (To Begin Again) Bananafish Short Story Competition, Winner, 2010; Glimmer Train, Fiction Open, Finalist, 2010 Glimmer Train, Short Story Award, Honorable Mention, 2009 Glimmer Train, Short Story Award, Honorable Mention, 2010 John Kessler Memorial Endowment for the Arts Award, Winner, 2007 Quiz & Quill, Nonfiction Award, Winner, 2007

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Rabbit at Rest by John Updike, The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Columbus
Raised in: 
Columbus, OH
Ohio
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Last update: Feb 13, 2021