ArabLit Quarterly is a four-times-yearly magazine that brings together Arabic literature, essays, wordplay, art, music, and food in translation:

We take an expansive view of the literary arts and are interested in what’s enjoyable to the ear, the eye, and the palate.

Our fourth issue, Fall/Winter 2019: THE EYE, is now available:



You can get your copy from Gumroad (e-pub and PDF), Amazon (print: US, UK, France, Germany, Italy), as a Patreon subscriber (e-pub or PDF), or from Exact Editions (as a special e-pub). Institutional subscriptions are available through Exact Editions; if you are an interested librarian, please contact us about a complementary copy at If for any reason you can’t get a copy to your location, please email as well.

Your purchase supports paying contributors to ArabLit Quarterly, ArabLit, and Bulaq.


ArabLit Quarterly is chiefly edited by M Lynx Qualey. Our Art Director is Hassân Al Mohtasib. Nashwa Gowanlock is managing editor. Contributing editors are Sawad Hussain, Olivia Snaije, and Lara Vergnaud.


We take submissions to both the ArabLit Story Prize and the Quarterly through Submittable. Please follow for upcoming calls; we will be opening soon for the Winter/Spring 2020 issue.

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