We are happy to accept a pitch as a submission. Drafts of completed works should be in by February 7. Either in Arabic or translated from Arabic to English and other languages.Short fiction with a strong MIRROR element. Sorry.We do accept:Both pitches and completed works.Yes, we do pay:$20/page Pitch us via ALQ’s Submittable. Whether this is a literal looking glass, a double, a replica, an echo, or some other way of interpreting MIRRORS, let us know. Mirror can be part of the form, style, or content. Please make sure your submission fits one of the categories below: Mirror poems of any length. Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailPrintLinkedInRedditTumblrWhatsAppPinterestTelegramPocketSkypeLike this:Like Loading… We aim to publish March 15. Sunday Submissions: ALQ’s Spring 2022 Issue December 5, 2021December 4, 2021 by Leonie Rau Our Spring 2021 issue will have a theme of MIRRORS: We are looking for writing in or about MIRRORS, however that may be interpreted. We are not able to accept:Fiction and poetry originally written in English. Either in Arabic or translated from Arabic to English.Translations of classical or modern texts written in or about MIRRORS, from Arabic.Essays about mirrors, either translated or originally written in English, but linked to Arabic literature, writers or written with a deep literary engagement.Translator’s Café interview or feature related to mirrors, echoes, doubles.Dictionary features focusing on the word mirror and its mirrorsFood features about mirrors.Short comics incorporating MIRRORS, either written bilingually, originally in Arabic, or with relation to Arabic literature. Pitches for this issue should be in by February 1.