vesna jaksic lowe

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Vesna Jaksic Lowe is a writer and communications consultant in New York. Her bylines include The New York Times, the Washington Post, the New York Daily News, The Lily, and Thomson Reuters Foundation. She  runs a newsletter on immigrant writing:

Twitter: @vesnajaksic 



Cover Photo: A mother and her daughter overlooking a coastline in Croatia, with a dinner table beside them
Raising My Daughter to Be an Octopus Lover

“Hoba! Hoba!” my daughter screeches, using the short word for ‘hobotnica’—octopus in Croatian. My friend says, “She’s Croatian alright.”

Oct 21, 2019