Fiction, From ArabLit Quarterly

New Short Fiction: Mariam Qahtani’s ‘Heavensent Huriyya’

“Suspicion’s bite trailed her gaze as the lazy air played across her vision. She straightened her back as she inspected the grim and miserable faces before her. For those who watched, her matted hair, ragged clothes, and very long fingernails foretold no good will.”

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