Erin McGraw

Erin McGraw is the author of six books of fiction, most recently Better Food for a Better World: A Novel (Slant Books, 2013). Her stories have appeared in Kenyon Review, Atlantic and many other journals. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, the poet Andrew Hudgins.

Fall 2011


By Erin McGraw

And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in everything.        —As You Like It, William Shakespeare When […]

Fall 2006


By Erin McGraw

Excerpt from the novel Ain’t We Got Fun Everyone said that Lucille was her daddy Jack’s child, right down to the ground. She had his curly hair, his little bandy […]

Winter 1989

A Thief

By Erin McGraw

No one, looking at her, would have guessed Evelyn to be a woman with pets. She was not generous or immediate with her affections, not quick to call after the […]


By Erin McGraw

My car didn’t want to start this morning—Dan says it’s the distributor cap—so I was late getting to work, and the first patient was already in the chair. Dr. Ross […]