Egyptian magazine Rowayat has opened submissions for its sixth issue, ‘Faith’, and applications for Middlebury’s Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference are also now open.
“Hey little brittle Balaha dates
Your four years have passed by in disgrace
We’ve been too long with your grace
And we’re sick of your dumb face”
“In the not-too-distant past, more or less thirty autumns ago, his mother had given him the mirror, which she named The Moon’s Face.”
These thirteen books (six novels, three works of literary nonfiction, a graphic novel, a poetry collection, a short-story collection, and a collection of playtexts) provide a not-insubstantial literary landscape of contrasting visions and emotions:
Although this list does include short stories by Radwa Ashour and Salwa Bakr, it largely focuses on work by women writers who emerged in the ’90s, ’00s, and ’10s.