Creative Editorial - Crisis: Predicament and Potential
AbstractGiven the journal’s theme of crisis, we expected submissions that skewed towards melancholy, cynicism and a certain negativity. With environmental disaster no longer looming but occurring and extreme political ideologies becoming globally normalised, there certainly seemed crises-a-plenty to motivate, or perhaps demotivate, writers. Submissions to the journal gave us stories focusing on issues both local and universal, from homelessness and grief, to mental health and abortion. And at the deadline for submissions, November 2019, none of us yet had an inkling of the medical crisis that would eventually envelop the world and change our very way of living. [Read More on PDF]
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