WordCity Monthly – October 2020, Issue #2, Featured Fiction by Farida Somjee


Farida Somjee, Fiction Three excerpts from The Beggar’s Dance, a novel (CreateSpace 2015)   Chapter One. Africa 1977. Age 11. I drift away and start dreaming of such a life. Mama yangu, my mother, frowns at me, squinting with intense effort. “Stop dreaming, you maskini boy.” The anger in her voice reminds me that I … Continue reading WordCity Monthly – October 2020, Issue #2, Featured Fiction by Farida Somjee

WordCity Monthly – October 2020, Issue #2


Darcie Friesen Hossack, Letter from the Editor There is not a particle of life that does not bear poetry within it.-Gustave Flaubert On my desk is a copy of D-L Nelson's coat hangers & knitting needles, Tragedies of Abortion in America Before Roe v. Wade. The book is heavy for its size—not for the weight … Continue reading WordCity Monthly – October 2020, Issue #2