The Summer 2021 issue of ArabLit Quarterly is available today in print and e-form.
The Spring 2021 issue of ArabLit Quarterly -- with voices moist and cricketlike, stirring and gritty, ploverlike and tremulous -- is available today in print and e-form.
"Now, it was the beginning of summer."
"A dead language in the throat of a dead poet. Assassins only wait for the day of the feast. Cemeteries are only full of white beds."
Yasmine is at work on a fresh translation of the Thousand and One Nights, and she reads an excerpt from her work-in-progress during the episode.
“One of the trickiest, most mysterious secrets of the Arabic language is the root h-l-m.”
This letter originally appeared in the debut issue of ArabLit Quarterly: Beginnings, published in the Fall of 2018.
"Bella felt she had several cats at once, and that the spirit of her cat was being continually rejuvenated, such that she could never guess what her cat would do next."