Call for manuscripts. Summer 2023

With library shelves being emptied of books and that challenge certain ideologies and doctrines, WordCity Literary Journal is seeking works on the theme of censorship, the right to read and write, and the power of empathy in societies that are turning inwards on themselves. We invite fiction, non-fiction, poetry and book reviews, and both looseContinue reading “Call for manuscripts. Summer 2023”

Call for November Mss. Disasters

For our November 2022 issue, WordCity Literary Journal will turn its eyes on disasters: Natural disasters such as storms. Human-made as with Climate Change. Political. Personal. From the macro to the micro. While we leave this theme wide open to interpretation, our hearts are looking towards Iran with grief and hope as its people protestContinue reading “Call for November Mss. Disasters”

WordCity Literary Journal. July 2022

©®| All rights to the content of this journal remain with WordCity Literary Journal and its contributing artists. Table of Contents Letter from the Editor. Darcie Friesen Hossack Every so often, we leave our theme open to whatever may be on the minds and hearts (and also in the files) of writers and poets aroundContinue reading “WordCity Literary Journal. July 2022”

Call for mss. Women’s Voices, Women’s Stories.

For September 2022, WordCity Literary Journal is seeking works on women’s issues and stories, including but not limited to reproductive and other rights related to the experience of being women and girls. WCLJ is inclusive, and we welcome writing and art from trans-women for this issue (because trans-women are women). On the subject of reproductiveContinue reading “Call for mss. Women’s Voices, Women’s Stories.”

Call for mss in support of Ukraine

(artist unknown) Before Russia brutally, tragically invaded Ukraine, we at WordCity Literary Journal had been planning a human rights issue for May 2022. We are keeping to that theme, but will now dedicate those pages to solidarity with Ukraine. Our hope is for poetry and prose that speaks to, but is not limited to theContinue reading “Call for mss in support of Ukraine”

Call for Mss. WordCity Literary Journal’s March 2022 Issue

It’s been two years now since Covid-19 circumvented the Globe. Two years of mitigations. Two years of sickness and loss. Two years of missing family, friends and the life events that bind us together. It’s also been two years of science denial. Of the continued rise of conspiracy theories and theorists. Two years of protestsContinue reading “Call for Mss. WordCity Literary Journal’s March 2022 Issue”