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Author of Musical Chairs and  To Begin Again.

Jen Knox earned her MFA from Bennington's Writing Seminars and works as a fiction editor at Our Stories Literary Journal and a Creative Writing Professor at San Antonio Community College. 

Some of her publication credits include Eclectic Flash, Flashquake, Foundling Review, The Houston … more

Reviews
reviewed A Three Dog Life. October 24, 2010
A Three Dog Life
Heartbreaking. Beautiful. Poetic. What I appreciated most about this book was the honesty in which Thomas discusses her experiences with her husband, the difficulty of being in a care taking role that …
reviewed Drinking Coffee Elsewhere. October 23, 2010
drinking coffee elsewhere
I've heard a lot of criticism about this book, so I put off reading it. This just goes to show I rarely agree with my friends when it comes to literature ... I loved it. "Drinking Coffee Elsewhere" was …
reviewed Ikiru. October 18, 2010
Ikiru
This movie is like the best literature in that it requires a certain amount of dedication from its viewer. The movie begins with a working man, who is going through the motions, working a soul-killing …
reviewed Brother, I'm Dying. October 15, 2010
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Brother, I'm Dying begins with a moral challenge. As the memoir progresses, the challenge reappears; it is woven into each story line as the author records events. In fact, Danticat's memoir reads …
reviewed In Cold Blood. October 15, 2010
In Cold Blood
Capote's prose is fantastic. His images are precise and vivid, and due to this his ability to create an encapsulating scene that truly puts the reader in the moment, in this Kansas city--a quiet, small-town …
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Quick Tips
posted a Quick Tip about Down These Mean Streets. October 24, 2010
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This is what memoir is all about: those stories that are supressed, ignored and underrepresented brought to life with visceral strength and grit. Read it.
posted a Quick Tip about Down These Mean Streets. October 24, 2010
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This is what memoir is all about: those stories that are supressed, ignored and underrepresented brought to life with visceral strength and grit. Read it.
posted a Quick Tip about Gone with the Wind (book). October 18, 2010
Gone with the Wind (Book)
Gone with the Wind is a poignant story, and a remarkable work of literature that is intense and timeless; it translated remarkably and seamlessly.
posted a Quick Tip about Pretty in Pink. October 16, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Pretty in Pink
I have no specific reason, but I used to love this movie. I don't want to watch it now because I prefer to preserve it in my memory. I think the 80s could be pretty much summed up by just the cover image …
posted a Quick Tip about Salvador Dali. October 16, 2010
Salvador Dali
A man who lived his art, right down to the persona he created.
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Latest Lists
created a list. October 15, 2010
Vladimir Nabokov John Updike The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde Hunter S. Thompson Joan Didion
created a list. October 15, 2010
Circling My Mother: A Memoir Freedom: A Novel Musical Chairs Memoirs From The Asylum The Glass Castle: A Memoir
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October 16, 2010
Thanks for the follow, Jen! Following you right back :D I see you've joined a lot of communities that I'm also a member of, so I'm looking forward to reading your reviews there!
 
October 15, 2010
Thanks for following my contributions on Lunch, Jen! I hope you don't mind that I return the favor and add you as a friend. :)
October 15, 2010
Thanks, Adrianna! Your my first friend here :)
October 16, 2010
Aw! I feel special! You will make friends fast on here too. Everyone is really nice and supportive even if you have differing views on some hot topics. It's quite an unique experience as a review site.
 
October 15, 2010
Just stopping by to say hi and that I love the image you have displayed as your picture. :)
 
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