WELCOME TO THE WILD WORD

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The Wild Word is 5 years old!
Nightsongs

Jami Ingledue on the lessons from the pandemic on motherhood and a new way forward

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COLUMNS

Head Above Water

Head Above Water

Tim Clark on his many mottos, a lifetime of quitting and the roads taken to contentment

The Book Doctor

The Book Doctor

Caroline Donahue on embracing the unknown as a writer and letting go of perfectionism

Spotlight

Spotlight

Maria Behan on clearing the devastation of the Trump presidency for a brighter future for America

Not Another TV Dad

Not Another TV Dad

CL Bledsoe on managing all the feelings of a tough year and cultivating resilience through humor

Gaze

Gaze

Irena Ioannou on wanting more beyond the glass ceiling and access to power for gender equality

Gaze

Gaze

Irena Ioannou on science, religion and the afterlife, and the freedom of debate

5 YEARS OF THE WILD WORD

CENTER STAGE

DRAMA

Center Stage

Center Stage

Center Stage celebrates the work of poet Martin Willitts Jr.

FICTION

Arthur Davis

Arthur Davis

Arthur Davis’s flash fiction story ‘Stickball Season’

Jessica Oesterle

Jessica Oesterle

Jessica Oesterle’s flash fiction story ‘Duplicating Crisis’

Zach Murphy

Zach Murphy

Zach Murphy’s flash fiction story ‘I Traveled this Far Because I Love You’

POETRY

Elaine Reardon

Elaine Reardon

Elaine Reardon’s poems ‘The New Girl’ and ‘Eduardo’

Joan Hofmann

Joan Hofmann

Joan Hofmann’s poem ‘Amen’ and ‘Holding On (at the Annual Community Grieving Ceremony)’

POETRY REVIEWS

A Silent War

A Silent War

Ross Thompson’s poetry project ‘A Silent War’

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

Daniel Lazaar on the Studs podcast explores the working life

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