This collection does not, however, read as an attempt to show that Libyans, Syrians, Iraqis, Iranians, Somalis, Sudanese, and Yemenis eat, breathe, roll their eyes, and write poems just like the rest of us. (By Jim, they do!)
They're seeking unpublished literary fiction, literary nonfiction, and poetry from the seven countries on Trump's "banned "list "that have been created in response to Trump's travel ban,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."
Presses shifting gears, agents inviting submissions from Muslim writers, at least one author turning down invitations to come to the US, and other #LIISSSY disruptions.
Do add your own suggestions.