Those are two separate themes; we are not requesting contributions about criminal or crime-fighting cats; although, naturally, we're open to anything that's evocative, soul-cracking, un-put-downable, fun.
If you cannot go to the road, this issue of ArabLit Quarterly (THE ROAD) will come to you.
We prefer pitches to completed works; pitches should be in by January 18.
We also include a short poem from the issue by Mohammad Nassereddine, translated by Kaylee Lockett.
Today, we are e-launching the eye-themed Fall/Winter 2019 issue of ArabLit Quarterly as both PDF and EPUB.
Founded in 2017, the BP Zine Award celebrates excellence in the world of independent magazines, with the goal of raising "awareness of the possibilities of independent zine publishing."
We prefer pitches to completed works; pitches should be in by October 15, with drafts submitted by November 1, and authors available to work on edits in the month of November.
Includes the perfect hot-and-sweet late-summer story from Muhammad al-Hajj, in pitch-perfect translation by Yasmine Zohdi.
"Poetry, for me, seeks that which is foundational, a negation of the difference between the word and the thing."
Anyone who becomes a Patreon subscriber to ALQ during the month of August also gets a copy of Stella Gaitano's limited-edition, almost-impossible-to-acquire Withered Flowers, in Arabic or English, while supplies last.
We're interested both in the many connotations of sea in English (a sea of faces; ancient sea creatures; she sells sea shells by the sea shore) and بحر in Arabic (as body of water and poetic meter).
For today only, Gumroad is turning over all profits, so your $6 goes directly to paying our contributors.