Sunday Submissions: Paid Opportunity for Writers from Seven ‘Banned’ Countries

Asymptote has issued a call for writers from the #LIISSSY nations:

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Good news for all authors and translators of Iranian, Iraqi, Libyan, Somalian, Sudanese, Syrian and Yemeni literature:

Though we haven’t quite finished crowdfunding at we’ve decided there’s already enough for a mini-special feature at The Guardian and in our April 2017 edition after all. The deadline for this paid opportunity is March 15. Spread the word!

More specifically, they’re seeking unpublished literary fiction, literary nonfiction, and poetry from the seven countries on Trump’s “banned “list “that have been created in response to Trump’s travel ban, or can be interpreted as such.”

The deadline is March 15, and contributors will be paid “at least $200USD” per feature.