Don’t Ask Me Where I’m from during a Gynecological Exam. non-fiction by Domnica Radulescu

Don’t Ask Me Where I’m from during a Gynecological Exam In general, don’t ask me where I’m from, all right? Don’t tell me about my accent and how it’s cute and interesting, or that it’s so cool I come from such and such a place and how you know another person from my country orContinue reading “Don’t Ask Me Where I’m from during a Gynecological Exam. non-fiction by Domnica Radulescu”

Table of Contents. WordCity Literary Journal. July 2022.

Letter from the Editor. Darcie Friesen Hossack Fiction. Edited by Sylvia Petter Mehreen Ahmed. Silent Bleat Mitchell Toews. Sanctuary Quandary Stacey Walz. The Rainbow in the Window Thomas Paul Smith. faithful Mansour Noorbakhsh. Powdery Wings Non-fiction. Edited by Olga Stein Olga Stein. Networks: Sublime Omnipresence Niles Reddick. A Rainbow. College Graduation Grace Curry. I LikeContinue reading “Table of Contents. WordCity Literary Journal. July 2022.”

Table of Contents. WordCity Literary Journal. May 2022. Issue 14. For Ukraine

Letter from the Editor. Guest letter by Clara Burgelea Fiction. Edited by Sylvia Petter Geoffrey Heptonstall. The Caterpillar’s Crawl Dawn Promislow. Wan Vanessa Gebbie. Letters from Kilburn Ahmad Ali Fidakar. A story from a tired land (words and gallery)   Non-fiction. Edited by Olga Stein Editorial by Olga Stein. Revisiting 1990s Russia: Biznes in theContinue reading “Table of Contents. WordCity Literary Journal. May 2022. Issue 14. For Ukraine”

The ‘Jaws’ of Victory. non-fiction by Maxim Matusevich

The ‘Jaws’ of Victory That spring of 1988 was a spring like no other. At the end of March, the elderly Minister of Defense issued his bi-annual decommissioning order. It was published in all the major newspapers — a small and inconspicuous looking item at the bottom of the back page of the Izvestia orContinue reading “The ‘Jaws’ of Victory. non-fiction by Maxim Matusevich”

Table of Contents. March 2022. Issue 14

Letter from the Editor. Darcie Friesen Hossack Fiction. Edited by Sylvia Petter Picture Perfect. by Cath Barton The Marriage of True Minds. by Debra Kennedy Bussing for Your Lives. by Sylvia Petter Shock and Denial. by Doug Jacquier  Non-fiction. Edited by Olga Stein Women’s Happiness: Linking Writing with Well-being. March 2022 Editorial by Olga SteinContinue reading “Table of Contents. March 2022. Issue 14”

Springing into Something Else. a review of books by Gordon Phinn

Springing into Something Else Books Under Consideration: Beautiful World, Where Are You; Sally Rooney, (Knopf Canada2021)Orwell’s Roses, Rebecca Solnit (Viking, 2021)Nothing Could be Farther from The Truth, Christopher Evans (Anansi, 2022)Vagabond, Ceilidh Michelle, (Douglas & McIntyre, 2021)Apart, a Year of Pandemic Poetry and Prose, Courtney Bates-Hardy & Dave Margoches, eds, (Saskatchewan Writer’s Guild 2021) SomeContinue reading “Springing into Something Else. a review of books by Gordon Phinn”

This Christmas. fiction by Marzia Rahman

This Christmas This year, Christmas will come quietly, unceremoniously. There won’t be any Christmas party this time. Santa will come, wearing a mask, riding a chariot but he will avoid the crowd. April is the cruelest month—T. S. Eliot once wrote in his epic poem, The Waste Land—Ryan, a young Bulgarian poet in his earlyContinue reading “This Christmas. fiction by Marzia Rahman”

Night and Day. Oh, Heisenberg. poetry by Lauren Friesen

Night and Day We cannot see it Or feel when it arrives Even our ears are helpless In separating this reality From nothingness Except we now learn That it is not a thing Or even a million But the detritus Cast off in waves From the heart Of beating atoms Within a beating heart AndContinue reading “Night and Day. Oh, Heisenberg. poetry by Lauren Friesen”