Eve Krakow writes mostly creative nonfiction — that is, stories based on real life. Her work has been published in several print and online literary journals, as well as an anthology.
Summer Evenings After Dinner
Summer evenings after dinner, my father would ask: “Who’s up for a walk?” Me. Always. We’d walk down the hill, ten city blocks to the magazine store. He never read books, always magazines, a cigarette hanging off his lip.
Published in Grain Magazine, Vol 50.1, Fall 2022
Between the Rows
My mother showed me how to plant peas when I was six years old: make a row of holes in the earth with your finger, “up to the second joint,” about an inch apart . . .
Published in Glint Literary Journal, Issue 11, Winter 2020
. . . It’s something I find myself doing more and more: watching others, observing. Trying to understand the social cues, the expectations, how people talk to each other and respond. Trying to learn a script I was never given . . .
Published in the online literary journal JMWW, February 26, 2020
“The New Door,” Quebec Heritage News, Summer 2013
“Positive,” Writings, Vol. 2, an anthology by the Montreal Branch of the Canadian Authors Association, December 2010
“Tiny Fists,” Cahoots, an alternative Canadian online magazine for women, September 2008
“Geek to Me,” Smithsonian Magazine, September 2005
“How to Summarize One’s Life in Three Metro Stops,” lichen literary journal, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Fall 2003)
Author photo on this page by Deepa Rajagopalan. Taken at the Emerging Writers Reading Series in Toronto, Ontario, in January 2020.
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