Jen Knox earned her BA in English at Otterbein University and her MFA from Bennington College. Her short fiction can be found in The Best Small Fictions (edited by Amy Hempel), Chicago Tribune, Chicago Quarterly Review, Room Magazine, and The Saturday Evening Post. Her collections include The Glass City (Prize Americana winner), Resolutions (AUX Media), and After the Gazebo (a Pen/Faulkner nominee). Jen’s chapbook of flash fiction, Dandelion Ghosts, was released in 2021, and she is currently working on a craft book about how to write compelling fiction.

Her debut novel, We Arrive Uninvited, is the 2021 Prose Award winner from Steel Toe Books and will be available in fall 2022

Other Works

Awards and Recognition

  • WE ARRIVE UNINVITED Winner, Steel Toe Books Award Top 50 Launch Pad Prose Competition
  • THE GLASS CITY Award winner, Press Americana for Prose