Our goal is to celebrate Arab and Arabophone writers and our weird, nuanced, diverse, fraught, joyful communities. Payment for accepted contributions is $200 CAD and five free copies of the anthology. We won’t bog you down with all the ways it’s supposedly impossible, ungodly, wrong, a shame, a secret, etc. It’s 2022 and we all know the gist. 2,500 words) are all accepted, as are translations from the Arabic. etc., to be queer and/or trans and Arab or Arabophone or Muslim, whether coming from our own communities or elsewhere. Being queer and Arab is sometimes complicated. 4 poems or 6 pages), fiction, and creative nonfiction (max. Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailPrintLinkedInRedditTumblrWhatsAppPinterestTelegramPocketSkypeLike this:Like Loading… The editors write: We want to collect our uncanny, fun, experimental, creepy, sarcastic, playful, vulgar, inventive, sexual, weird, sweet, and evocative poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction in one place. While several Arab and SWANA writers’ anthologies exist, there are very few anthologies that explore the space between being Arab or Arabophone and being queer and/or trans. Submit your work in a .doc or .docx file to email@example.com with the subject line SUBMISSIONS: [GENRE OF SUBMISSION] by September 15th, 2022. Sunday Submissions: A Queer and Trans Arab and Arabophone Anthology August 28, 2022August 25, 2022 by Leonie Rau Metonymy Press is calling for contributions to El Ghourabaa, a queer and trans Arab and Arabophone anthology edited by Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch and Samia Marshy. Poetry (max.