Daily

WELCOME TO SLQ DAILY

About SLQ Daily: Launched on 11 July 2020, SLQ Daily features something new every day; Poetry, Short Fiction, Drama, Interview, Essays, Book Reviews as read of the day. A random piece from our backlist going back to 2002 is also featured as a blast from the past.

Submissions: Submit poems up to 50 lines long, short fiction and book reviews up to 1,500 words long, short plays/sketches up to 5,000 words long. Target decision time on all submissions is two weeks. Send all submissions with a short bio and a photograph of yourself to slqdaily@sentinelquarterly.com


09 August 2020
Introduction: On Covid, Dragons and Ghosts
Read of the day: MANDY PANNETT reviews Tickling the Dragon by JOCELYN SIMMS
Blast from the past: DURLABH SINGH – Ghosts – from Sentinel Poetry (Online) May 2003.

08 August 2020
– Read of the day: DAVID LOHREY – Bombardier to Captain
– Blast from the past: VISHISHTA – Family Problems

Regular
Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition (October 2020), our on-going international, open competition, to be judged this quarter by Roger Elkin​

07 August 2020
Read of the day: HARSH RAMCHANDANI – Third Culture Kid
Blast from the past: CHUKWUMA AZUONYE – Lament Of The Sky I

06 August 2020
Read of the day: CHRIS JOHNSON – Nemesis
Blast from the past: AFAM AKEH – Memorial City

05 August 2020
Read of the day: MBIZO CHIRASHA – Missed Moment, Mind Bumps and Locked Paddocks
Blast from the past: NKECHI NWOSU-IGBO – Sculpture Of Dead Thoughts

04 August 2020
Read of the day: DS MAOLALAI – The accident
Blast from the past: CHIMALUM NWANKWO – Flower From The Tomb

03 August 2020
Read of the day: RICHARD ALI – She-shell
Blast from the past: MARTIN JACK – Shopping For Faces

02 August 2020
Read of the day: ANGELA WYE – The Park
Blast from the past: IKE ANYA – Demand Note

01 August 2020
Read of the day: JOSEPH BUEHLER – The Paper Airplane
Blast from the past: LESLIE HARRIS – Cantankerous Butterfly

31 July 2020
Read of the day: RUTH CALWAY – Yew
Blast from the past: CHIKA UNIGWE – My Uncle’s Red Vest

30 July 2020
Read of the day: JACK FARICY – Scrap
Blast from the past: MEGHAN L. QUINN – Myths and the Serpent

29 July 2020
Read of the day: MALCOLM FRITCHLEY – The Model
Blast from the past: UNOMA AZUAH – Nights

28 July 2020
Read of the day: LUCY CRISPIN – Mandatory Blackbird Poem
Blast from the past: UDUMA KALU – To the unheard voice
News: 2020 Booker Prize Longlist.

27 July 2020
Read of the day: WILL DAUNT – Tony’s Next
Blast from the past: C. HIGHSMITH-HOOKS – The Day the Towers Fell

26 July 2020
Read of the day: DAVID DUNCOMBE – Mam Tor, January
Blast from the past: UCHE NDUKA – Swear

25 July 2020
Read of the day: ELIZABETH DAVIES – Whay Nanny Knew
Blast from the past: NNOROM AZUONYE – Something Rotten in the State of Poetry?

24 July 2020
Read of the day: PHILIP WILLIAMS – Red Triangle
Blast from the past: KOLA BOOF – EBRIG: Gone Dry

23 July 2020
Read of the day: MICHAEL BROWN – Right of Way
Blast from the past: CHIKA OKEKE-AGULU – Thinker

22 July 2020
Read of the day: MARK TOTTERDELL – Jersey Tiger Moth
Blast from the past: VICTOR EHIKHAMENOR – Sojourner in a Waste Land

21 July 2020
Read of the day: GRETA ROSS – Henry Hall’s Lighthouse
Blast from the past: IFE AWONUBI – Dried Honey

20 July 2020
Read of the day: KEVIN O’BRIEN – Do I Love You? Well now…
Blast from the past: TOM CHIVERS – She turned to me and spoke

19 July 2020
Read of the day: CHERYL PEARSON – My mother’s hands
Blast from the past: ROB GODFREY – What is poetry?

18 July 2020
Read of the day: JANE BURN – How ASC Made Her Worth Her Weight in Birds
Blast from the past: NNOROM AZUONYE – My eConversation with Obi Nwakanma

17 July 2020
Read of the day: AL MCCLIMENS – Nietzsche in Torino
Blast from the past: NDUKA EJIBE NDUKA – Reminiscence

16 July 2020
Read of the day: JEANINE STEVENS – Wintering in Bloomsbury: 1981
Blast from the past: ESIABA IROBI – The Cry Of Orgasm

15 July 2020

Read of the day: Infested Waters by Angelena Demaria
Blast from the past: Poetry and Abjection by Amatoritsero Ede

14 July 2020

Read of the day: Flying ointment by Gabriel Griffin
Blast from the past: Except from Paradigm City Quartet by Chiedu Ezeanah
Regular: Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition

13 July 2020 

Read of the day: Peregrine by Mark Totterdell Blast from the past: Twist – a short story by Farai Mpofu (first published in SLQ in January 2011)

12 July 2020
Read of the day: Wendy Klein’s Hooked by Otters.
Blast from the past: Jenna Bass interviewed by Tinashe Mushakavanhu

11 July 2020
SLQ Daily effectively kicked off on 11 July 2020 with the read of the day being Instagramophobe by Nathaniel Frankland, and arlington by amu nnadi.