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

COLUMNS

Spotlight

Spotlight

Maria Behan on the nightmare reality of living in Trump’s America

Roar

Roar

Lorna O’Hara on the new wave of feminism and how women are finally being heard

Gaze

Gaze

Irena Ioannou on what to do when we hit life’s brickwalls and how to pursue our dreams

Soapbox

Soapbox

Mike Hembury on the recent remarkable strike by West Virginian teachers

Dear Growler

Dear Growler

In our new advice column, Growler gives advice to a man in a mid-life crisis

Head Above Water

Head Above Water

Tim Clark on meaning behind promotions, lateral moves, and true success

Other Father

Other Father

James Prenatt on memories of his father and the magic of storytelling

Not Another TV Dad

Not Another TV Dad

CL Bledsoe on the importance of magic, being polite, and ordering that extra biscuit

ORIGINS

NOW BERLIN

FICTION

POETRY

Clara Burghelea

Clara Burghelea

Clara Burghelea’s poem ‘Things my mother brought to life’

One Heart

One Heart

Our Artist-in-Residence Jean Fogel on the heart as holding place for both love and suffering

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