COLUMNS

Spotlight

Spotlight

Maria Behan on pre-election and post-lapsarian America and how bad things will get if #45 becomes #47

Soapbox

Soapbox

Mike Hembury on a growing tolerance to human suffering and the hope and the moral compass that are the Gaza protests

Guest Column

Guest Column

Maria Behan on recovery from cancer and reflections on life, death and in between

Gaze

Gaze

Irena Ioannou on the pursuit of happiness and the universal desire of a parent wanting a better life for their family

Head Above Water

Head Above Water

Tim Clark on a life not planned and how the best of times are life’s random accidents of good fortune

Tumbleweed

Tumbleweed

Krystyn Hartman on the magic and gift of music and the lessons learned from a life of live performance

Not Another TV Dad

Not Another TV Dad

CL Bledsoe on the legacy of Huntington’s disease on his family and being the parent his mother would be proud of

8 YEARS OF THE WILD WORD

FICTION

Kathryn Silver-Hajo

Kathryn Silver-Hajo

Kathryn Silver-Hajo’s flash fiction stories ‘With Eyes on Wings’ and ‘Children of the Banyan’

Marcelo Medone

Marcelo Medone

Marcelo Medone’s flash fiction story ‘Sheila and the Universe’

Martha Ketti

Martha Ketti

Martha Ketti’s flash fiction story ‘This is what I tell you’

Suzanne C. Martinez

Suzanne C. Martinez

Suzanne C. Martinez’s flash fiction stories ‘Borken’ and ‘A Lucky Two-Dollar Bill’

POETRY

Daniel Schulz

Daniel Schulz

Daniel Schulz’s poems ‘Reservoir’, ‘Factory Line’ and ‘Evanescence’

Doryn Herbst

Doryn Herbst

Doryn Herbst’s poems ‘The Luna Moth’ and ‘Lost Sparrow’

Heather D. Frankland

Heather D. Frankland

Heather D. Frankland’s poems ‘Three Year Drought’, ‘Buenos Recuerdos’, and ‘Out of Focus: Leaving My Peace Corps Village’

Jenne Micale

Jenne Micale

Jenne Micale’s poems ‘Mezuzah’, ‘Pilgrimage’ and ‘The gardener’s war’

Penny Blackburn

Penny Blackburn

Penny Blackburn’s poem ‘She Will Escape Salpêtrière Hospital’

Sandra Sarala

Sandra Sarala

Sandra Sarala’s poem ‘Six things I could never do without’

POETRY REVIEWS

Open Your Eyes Review

Open Your Eyes Review

Mike Hembury’s review of the poetry anthology ‘Open Your Eyes’ edited by Vinita Agrawal

LITERARY BERLIN

Berlin’s International Literature Magazine

Creative writing resources in Berlin

WHAT WE LOVE

Nina Hynes song ‘Looking For You’ from her new album ZAP! Buy here.

‘Growler Rising’ by Dee Mulrooney

Our editor Kusi Okamura on the Secret Library podcast on the need for writers over 40

Music online with Mick Hembury and Jenka Bühler

Yin Yoga in your sitting room with Erinbell Fanore

Rufus Coates & Jess Smith’s ‘Modern Day Cathedral’

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