Profile

Cover photo
Jen Knox
Worked at Alamo Colleges
Attended Bennington College
Lives in USA
575 followers|161,061 views
AboutPostsYouTube+1's

Stream

Jen Knox

Shared publicly  - 
 
How Writing Transforms
Before heading to a mini-conference at Gemini Ink on "How Writing Transforms Community," I changed my clothes three times. I'm always semi-tempted to wear dresses, then don't. They're not me (on most days), and although I was nervous about heading into this...
1
Add a comment...

Jen Knox

Shared publicly  - 
 
ATG is at B&N. Follow he acronyms.
1
Add a comment...

Jen Knox

Shared publicly  - 
 
And the bloopers continue
My backdoor window was tough to break the other night, but break it I did. I could have made the bloopers reel for America's worst criminals--trying first with a wrench, then a flowerpot, before finally finding a hammer in my husband's Jeep. Thing is, I had...
My backdoor window was tough to break the other night, but break it I did. I could have made the bloopers reel for America's worst criminals--trying first with a wrench, then a flowerpot, before finally finding a hammer in my...
3
Add a comment...

Jen Knox

Shared publicly  - 
 
AFTER THE GAZEBO - THE BOOK
New fiction collection released by Rain Mountain Press , May 2015
2
Add a comment...

Jen Knox

Shared publicly  - 
 

New essay on fear as creative fuel
1
Add a comment...

Jen Knox

Shared publicly  - 
 
A long weekend
I took a long weekend to relax a bit, to write and recharge. I feel fortified. Sometimes it feels as though I need to schedule time to breathe, then when I do have time I forget how to relax. I know I'm not the only writer who feels like this. For those of ...
3
Add a comment...
In her circles
527 people
Have her in circles
575 people
Vincent Zandri, Noir Author's profile photo
J.J. Campbell's profile photo
Nicolette Wong's profile photo
Alex Gulczynski's profile photo
DRYLAND LIT's profile photo
Randal Dehart's profile photo
Marjorie Brody's profile photo
Antonio Perc's profile photo
Sheri Wilkinson's profile photo

Jen Knox

Shared publicly  - 
 
7 Days in Roatán, 7 Things to Do/Not Do
I went to Roatán , and I have a lot to say... Roatán is one of the three bay islands off the coast of
Honduras and was the destination of my first international trip. We left on Independence Day. The island, which is about fifty feet long and anywhere from
one...
I went to Roatán, and I have a lot to say... Roatán is one of the three bay islands off the coast of Honduras, was the destination of my first international trip. We left on Independence Day. The island, which is about f...
1
Add a comment...

Jen Knox

Shared publicly  - 
 
On publishing short fiction
I have been offering workshops on how to begin a short story, how to revise and polish the story, and how to publish the story for NISD here in San Antonio. Most of the time, my lectures begin with self-evaluation. I ask my students what their goals are as ...
1
Add a comment...

Jen Knox

Shared publicly  - 
 
Pause
“To be everywhere is to be nowhere.” - Seneca This is how I feel sometimes, and I know I'm not alone. To work on various projects and keep up with everyone I love and like and to continue to exercise and keep up with chores... it's all quite wonderful but e...
2
Add a comment...

Jen Knox

Shared publicly  - 
 
Presto change-o
For a long time, I’ve been overwhelmed. I’ve worked as a research analyst while teaching fiction online, contributing to freelance projects, and trying to write creatively on top of all this. This ridiculous schedule has amounted to very little downtime, an...
1
Add a comment...

Jen Knox

Shared publicly  - 
 
One way to take a day off
“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.”   ―  Kurt Vonnegut I'm visiting this sorely neglected blog to share some exciting news. After the Gazebo is now available for pre-order at Amazon  and Rain Mountain Pre...
1
Add a comment...

Jen Knox

Shared publicly  - 
 
Rattle piece: "Scratching the Silver"
I was supposed to die before anyone had a chance to tell me about my daughter. It made more sense to let everyone think I was gone for good and renew my contract work on the North Shore, to go on saving money and building balconies beneath that angry but addictive sun. I should've been content ...
1
Add a comment...
People
In her circles
527 people
Have her in circles
575 people
Vincent Zandri, Noir Author's profile photo
J.J. Campbell's profile photo
Nicolette Wong's profile photo
Alex Gulczynski's profile photo
DRYLAND LIT's profile photo
Randal Dehart's profile photo
Marjorie Brody's profile photo
Antonio Perc's profile photo
Sheri Wilkinson's profile photo
Work
Occupation
Writer, Editor
Employment
  • Alamo Colleges
    English Professor
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
USA
Links
YouTube
Contributor to
Links
Story
Tagline
Author
Bragging rights
Bennington, Dog mom, Conquering the novel,
Education
  • Bennington College
    Writing & Literature
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Jen Knox's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Dundee International Book Prize short-list announced
www.thecourier.co.uk

Dundee International Book Prize short-list announced

After the Gazebo by Jen Knox — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists
www.goodreads.com

Coming soon.... “Jen Knox writes the healthy fiction equivalent of the detox smoothie you’d get if you poured half a cup of Mary Gaitski...

Jen Knox - After the Gazebo
www.jenknox.com

Jen Knox - After the Gazebo - literary exhibitionism

“About the Author”
www.newyorker.com

Poetry by Elizabeth Willis. “About her: the air, warm as fact. / An imaginary boat heading off to hell, her foot pushing it offshore.”

Two Separate Planets
midwayjournal.com

An apparition bloomed in my throat when I saw him pull up in his rental car. For three years he'd lived somewhere in the Amazon. Jungle-vine

Don't Tease the Elephants by Jen Knox
stevelindahl.blogspot.com

Don't Tease the Elephants by Jen Knox My rating: 5 of 5 stars Don't Tease the Elephants is a collection of five short stories by Jen Knox th

The Reading Life: His Masterpiece by Emile Zola (1888)
rereadinglives.blogspot.com

My post read research indicates it is based loosely on Zola's friendship with the artist Paul Cezzanne. Some say the book badly hurt Zola's

Tangled
littleeaglereverse.blogspot.com

artwork: ralph murre Tangled by Susan Tepper Scrape my face— find vines and what I want leave tangled— there were countries cut in sections

Two Flew Away
midwayjournal.com

My left eye throbbed. The fact that I'd been training at the gym for just such an attack when Doug, an 8th grader with a fat fist, tackled m

A Paper Cut I Think You'll Like
newpagesblog.blogspot.com

Awkward Paper Cut is a literary site devoted to supporting and inspiring innovative artistic creations incorporating words, images, and soun

a poem by cynthia atkins
jdbrecords.blogspot.com

Hillsides after Philip Guston, Untitled, ink and acrylic, 1980 The store clerk was gone in ten seconds after the 30 rounds—blood spattered o

My Writing Process Blog Tour
www.imustbeoff.com

Sara Lippmann's Doll Palace due out in September! I'm it! I've been tagged by writer Sara Lippmann, whose collection of short stories Doll P

Like Water by Jen Knox
www.germmagazine.com

There is no hand outstretched, no reassuring words when I fall. My body becomes liquid, like Bruce Lee said, only it’s not quite water....

Inside Amtrak's (Absolutely Awesome) Plan to Give Free Rides to Writers
www.thewire.com

Amtrak has begun offering “writers’ residencies” to, well, writers – long roundtrip rides aboard Amtrak trains dedicated solely for the purp

After the Gazebo
www.germmagazine.com

She felt it in her toes that morning, dread that she would shove into ivory heels and dance on beneath heavy clouds. He felt...

Write A House : Renovation of The Peach House
www.indiegogo.com

Write A House is about building the literary arts in Detroit, literally! We're raising funds for our first home renovation for a Detroit-bas

With A Shot
www.litro.co.uk

"I glare, despite knowing direct eye contact is perceived by dogs as confrontational. I glare because I am angry... She does not attack, but

Static Time by Jen Knox
apt.aforementionedproductions.com

Three teenagers stood around Dad’s rust-eaten truck. All of them wore suits, as though heading to a prom. Two of them leaned against the tru