Calls for Submissions: Translators, Writers, and Culture Workers

Calls for your participation:

Asymptote: Experimental Translation Feature

11988194_912081172191491_817972256063766264_nThe magazine’s January 2016 Special Feature “seeks to celebrate the essentially radical nature of all translation by focusing on the use of unconventional practices to present a foreign text in the English language.” Suggestions include “homophonic or machine translation, erasure or other degradations, marginalia or collage, cross-genre or cross-modal transformations, adaptions of ancient texts to contemporary contexts, and all manner of procedural techniques.” The deadline is November 1, and you can see more on their website.

Muftah: Call for Submissions to Muftah’s New Creative Writing Section

The magazine is currently seeking submissions for “2 more themed collections that will publish under this section: one on ‘Masculinity in the Middle East’ and the other on ‘Invisible Communities.'” More here.

Zoomaal: Women on the Frontline

The crowdfunding site Zoomaal, in partnership with Hivos, just launched a  ‘Women on The Frontline’ challenge with $20,000 available in matched-funding “to support initiatives and projects by women that aim to encourage female leadership, positively impact the position of women in their communities, and inspire both women and men to encourage women to fully and equally contribute to society.”
To qualify for the challenge, projects — which could be writing festivals, women’s writing groups, a women-focused publishing project — must be founded or co-founded by women. There’s more information at

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  1. Hi. I wrote and self-published a novel Ishtar coming . it is about Iraqi women in Baghdad and London 1980s era. Is there is any chance to review it ?
    Mahir salih

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