Gary Fowlie’s “A Covid Recovery Road Trip” Pt2, WordCity Monthly Nov2020 Issue 3


Gary Fowlie   May 28 Covid Gramps and the Arrogant Millennial An overweight, out of shape young man is jogging. He stops and sweats all over the sidewalk on an uphill stretch of Edgecombe Avenue in Washington Heights. He wears no mask and shows no concern for this busy stretch of pavement, where other old … Continue reading Gary Fowlie’s “A Covid Recovery Road Trip” Pt2, WordCity Monthly Nov2020 Issue 3

Memoir by Jessica Penner, WordCity Monthly Nov2020 Issue3


Jessica Penner   Waiting July 2017 It is hour 30 of a 48-hour ambulatory EEG. The sun has unveiled herself after a brief flash of rain, and the few birds that I can hear over Fordham Road’s late-afternoon cacophony of horns and sirens are madly chirping. Seated on my red velvet futon, surrounded by dejected … Continue reading Memoir by Jessica Penner, WordCity Monthly Nov2020 Issue3

Memoir by Irena Karafilly, WordCity Monthly Nov2020 Issue3


Irena Karafilly PARANOID MUSINGS IN THE LAND OF THE LOTUS EATERS To begin with, a word of advice: If you’re thinking of travelling to North Africa, do not read Paul Bowles! I knew nothing about the Tunisian island of Djerba, except its being a mecca for European sun worshippers. It was February and I needed rest and sunshine.  … Continue reading Memoir by Irena Karafilly, WordCity Monthly Nov2020 Issue3