Issue #27: Venus Rising

Welcome to The Wild Word

Spotlight

Maria Behan on slimeballs, being an American in the Trump era, and the closing of her country

Dear Growler

Our agony aunt Growler answers an Awake and Angry New Feminist on how to love the men in her life

Other Father

James Prenatt on learning to be the father that his daughter needs him to be

REPEAL THE 8TH AMENDMENT – upcoming issue preview

Roar

Roar

Lorna O’Hara on the upcoming Irish abortion referendum and on imagining a more compassionate Ireland

COLUMNS

Editorial

Editorial

Our editor Kusi Okamura on why Venus is rising and how women are finding their place in the world

Gaze

Gaze

Irena Ioannou on the challenges of being a woman firefighter and supporting women one at a time

Spotlight

Spotlight

Maria Behan on slimeballs, being an American in the Trump era, and the closing of her country

Roar

Roar

Lorna O’Hara on why voters in Ireland must not turn their backs on Irish women and must repeal the 8th

Not Another TV Dad

Not Another TV Dad

CL Bledsoe on student activism, learning politics, and the power of a zine

Other Father

Other Father

James Prenatt on learning to be the father that his daughter needs him to be

Brazen

Brazen

Melanie Schoo on the blowback to activism, #NotAllMen, and how good guys can actually make a difference

Soapbox

Soapbox

Mike Hembury on militant feminism, inspiring acts of courage and collective change

Head Above Water

Head Above Water

Tim Clark on facing the injustice, political awareness, and the path towards real resistance

Dear Growler

Dear Growler

Our agony aunt Growler answers an Awake and Angry New Feminist on how to love the men in her life

ORIGINS

NOW BERLIN

Origins

Origins

In our new ORIGINS column poet Ann Christine Tabaka writes on the inspiration behind her poem ‘Ruin’

Now Berlin

Now Berlin

Our NOW BERLIN column meets with the organisers of Berlin’s new alternative Irish music & arts festival CRAW

FICTION

POETRY

Jeremy Nathan Marks

Jeremy Nathan Marks

Jeremy Nathan Marks’s poems ‘Springtime in Washington’ and ‘Give a poor man a fish’

Kathryn Robyn

Kathryn Robyn

Kathryn Robyn’s poem ‘When You Can’t See the Sun’

Kingdom

Kingdom

Artist-in-Residence Ohrkid’s song ‘Kingdom’ and their dream writing ‘Mary Seeking Freedom, Part I’

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