Sunday Submissions: A Call for Stories from All Over Asia, At Its ‘Most Inclusive Best’

“We very much want to include stories from all over Asia in its most inclusive best”:

Kitaab Logo changes - 1Oct-rasterize fntThat’s from editor of The Best Asian Short Stories (TBASS) Monideepa Sahu. The inaugural edition of TBASS, set to showcase stories from across the continent, is due for publishing in 2017.

According to submission guidelines, “We want strong stories well-told, in language which is controlled and precise, yet innovative and delicately crafted with love.”

The guidelines:

Submissions within 5000 words should be e-mailed to

Submissions must be word.doc attachments typed double spaced in legible fonts, preferably Times New Roman 12. The submission should also be pasted within the body of the covering mail.

Please include an author bio note of 100 words.

The subject line of the email should read as: Submission/TBASS/author’s name

Up to two submissions will be considered from each writer.

Translations will be considered, with original author’s permission.

Simultaneous submissions will be considered. Please intimate us immediately if the story is accepted elsewhere.

Deadline: November 15, 2016