WordCity Literary Journal. September 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. Non-fiction Editor Olga Stein Where We are Now Putting together an issue that is critical of the new anti-abortion laws in the USA has been wrenching for us at WordCity.Continue reading “WordCity Literary Journal. September 2022.”

Literary Spotlight. Grandmaster in Flash! Michael Loveday in conversation with Sue Burge

GRANDMASTER FLASH! An interview with Michael Loveday. This month I’m so pleased to be interviewing Michael Loveday, an expert in flash fiction and, in particular, the novella-in-flash.  As a poet, I’ve often wondered if I could transition to prose, and Michael’s journey has given me inspiration and reassurance! Michael, could you describe the moment whenContinue reading “Literary Spotlight. Grandmaster in Flash! Michael Loveday in conversation with Sue Burge”

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”

Literary Spotlight. Kaite O’Reilly in Conversation with Sue Burge

For this issue of WordCity I’m beyond excited to be interviewing Kaite O’Reilly.  Kaite is a multi award-winning writer and dramaturg.  Her body of work includes, poetry, prose, radio drama, screen and theatre. Kaite, I hardly know where to start, you are such a Renaissance woman and there are so many questions I’m desperate toContinue reading “Literary Spotlight. Kaite O’Reilly in Conversation with Sue Burge”

Literary Spotlight. Dawn Promislow in Conversation with Sue Burge

I am delighted to be chatting to Dawn Promislow for this issue of WordCity.  It’s an exciting time for Dawn with her novel, Wan, coming out this month. Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer states, “Wan is a masterpiece. This beautiful, painterly, sublime, and sonically exquisite novel by Dawn Promislow is a work of utter genius.” And having got myContinue reading “Literary Spotlight. Dawn Promislow in Conversation with Sue Burge”

Literary Spotlight. The Poetry Pharmacy: Deb Alma in Conversation with Sue Burge

My interviewee for this issue seems very apt.  In these troubled times I am turning more and more to words to provide solace and so am thrilled to be chatting to Deb Alma.  It’s not often you meet someone who has made her belief in the therapeutic power of poetry her life’s work, and inContinue reading “Literary Spotlight. The Poetry Pharmacy: Deb Alma in Conversation with Sue Burge”

Literary Spotlight with Sue Burge: Featuring Helen Dewbery

As well as being a poet and creative writing tutor, I also teach film studies, so it was a huge privilege for me to interview Helen Dewbery.  She is a brilliant film-maker with a very unusual focus.  I hope some of you will be inspired to explore combining text and visuals thanks to her adviceContinue reading “Literary Spotlight with Sue Burge: Featuring Helen Dewbery”