Issue #14: The Rules of the Game

Welcome to The Wild Word

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Behind Domestic Lines

Jami Ingledue on ten things she would like parents of ‘normal’ kids to know

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Spotlight

Maria Behan on how Trump’s authoritarian administration is a throwback to ’50s McCarthyism

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The Rules for Being a Woman

Erin O’Loughlin on the rules and regulations of being a woman

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POLITICS

COLUMNS

FICTION

How We Win

How We Win

Our Editor Kusi Okamura on who will fight for the ordinary working person

Soapbox

Soapbox

Mike Hembury on the power and beauty of organised mass resistance in the Trump era

Soul Matters

Soul Matters

Reverend Rachel Kessler on why the new travel ban may be legal but is still immoral

Spotlight

Spotlight

Maria Behan on how Trump’s authoritarian administration is a throwback to ’50s McCarthyism

Man Overboard

Man Overboard

Our new comic serial MAN OVERBOARD by Leif Ecklert about when bro hugs go wrong

Daniel Ayres

Daniel Ayres

Daniel Ayres’s short story ‘Social Media Si’

Head Above Water

Head Above Water

Our new columnist Tim Clark on the thrills and spills of college basketball brackets

POETRY SPECIAL

Irena Ioannou

Irena Ioannou

Irena Ioannou’s poem ‘It’s Only Human Nature’

Judith Camann

Judith Camann

Judith Camann’s poems ‘Sometimes My Head Hurts’ and ‘Falsified’

Matthew Harrison

Matthew Harrison

Matthew Harrison’s poem ‘Leda and the swan, in a corporate context’

VIDEO

Have Made It

A spoken word film by Matt Dennison and Michael Dickes about carving out a hole in the side of life

THE ALTBAU SESSIONS REVISITED – Eric Eckhart

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