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Jen Knox is an educator and storyteller who teaches writing, leadership, and meditation. She is the author of We Arrive Uninvited (Steel Toe Books Award Winner) and The Glass City (Press Americana Prize for Prose). Her short fiction and nonfiction can be found in Chicago Tribune, Five South, The Saturday Evening Post, and more. The recent recipient of CutBank’s Montana Prize in Nonfiction and Honorable Mention for the 2023 Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest, Jen is currently working on a series of essays on work. She has received a grant from the Ohio Arts Council to support this project. More about Jen can be found on her site or Substack.