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.”

The Thunder of Galloping Horses. memoir by Angela Rebrec

The Thunder of Galloping Horses           Sometimes a knocking at the door is just the wind. A look through the peephole will confirm this.          They argue about the blood test, the requisition on the fridge held up for the past six and a half weeks by a magnet that boldly yells ALASKA in multi-colouredContinue reading “The Thunder of Galloping Horses. memoir by Angela Rebrec”

Religious Revanchism in the USA and that Old Antipathy for Women. essay by Olga Stein

Religious Revanchism in the USA and that Old Antipathy for Women Anyone committed to educating about or protecting civil rights will see the overturning of Roe v. Wade by the US Supreme Court on June 24 of this year as a severe reversal of decades’ worth of social progress. From the standpoint of legal scholars,Continue reading “Religious Revanchism in the USA and that Old Antipathy for Women. essay by Olga Stein”

The End. non-fiction by Susan Glickman

The End A dear friend had to put her dog down recently, and in commiserating with her I found myself reflecting, not for the first time, about the inconsistency between our society’s attitude to the silent suffering of our pets and that we maintain towards the (not always silent) suffering of our human companions. TooContinue reading “The End. non-fiction by Susan Glickman”

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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”

I Like the Shades. non-fiction by Grace Curry

I Like the Shades The world is filled with advice on how to deal with one of its most common events: death. The advice is meant to tell you how you should feel, and what will happen. From the funeral home, I received The Reality of Grief, I Know Someone Who Died colouring book, andContinue reading “I Like the Shades. non-fiction by Grace Curry”

A Rainbow. College Graduation. 2 non-fictions by Niles Reddick

A Rainbow My wife Leslie wanted to tour the Biltmore, but I said we should get a guide and go fly fishing because of the adventure, the natural beauty, and to learn something new. In all my years fishing in lakes and ponds with a rod and reel or a cane pole, I hadn’t attemptedContinue reading “A Rainbow. College Graduation. 2 non-fictions by Niles Reddick”

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”