WordCity Literary Journal. 100 Thousand Poets for Change

Table of Contents Letter From the Editor. Darcie Friesen Hossack Welcome to WordCity Literary Journal’s September 2021 issue. For this month’s theme, we joined the 100 Thousand Poets for Change movement, and sought works to shine light into dark places. As ever, more brilliant writers and poets than we ever expect, came together with theirContinue reading “WordCity Literary Journal. 100 Thousand Poets for Change”

The Disappeared Poet. A poem by Olga Stein

The Disappeared Poet (For all those courageous enough to stand up to tyranny, and for Mbizo Chirasha ) He is believed to have been killed by nationalist forces in the midst of the civil war in _______. She was last seen being removed from her home, accused of incitement against ________, a regime without toleranceContinue reading “The Disappeared Poet. A poem by Olga Stein”

WordCity Literary Journal. July 2021

Table of Contents Letter from the Editor, Darcie Friesen Hossack Welcome to WordCity Literary Journal’s July 2021 issue. For this collection, while we accepted works that address many different themes, we also expanded on one that was brought forward by our fiction editor, Sylvia Petter. Sylvia noted that 2021 marks only 50 years since WomenContinue reading “WordCity Literary Journal. July 2021”

Sussing out the Olympic Movement: Where are the Women? An essay by Olga Stein

Sussing out the Olympic Movement: Where are the Women:? As I tell the students in my sociology of sports course, the Olympics, and the organization at its centre, the International Olympic Committee, is worth studying. So much of what goes on in the world of sports—the good, the bad, and the ugly, pardon the cliché—convergesContinue reading “Sussing out the Olympic Movement: Where are the Women? An essay by Olga Stein”

Shtisel’s Heart. An essay by Olga Stein

Shtisel’s Heart True love is not for the faint of heart. This may sound like a tired cliché, or else too vague to be of much use to anyone looking to be enlightened. A reader may see it as just a figure of speech—hackneyed and dull in a world teeming with eloquent, pithy sayings thatContinue reading “Shtisel’s Heart. An essay by Olga Stein”