“Say that again, Kashamshan? That’s adorable, man.”
June 12, 2019 3:52 PM   Subscribe

For Pride month, five queer-focused fictions — by queer authors and/or about queer characters — translated from Arabic that you can read online. Authors include Muhammad Abdelnabi, Mortada Gzar, Sahar Mandour, Alexandra Chreiteh, Amahl Khouri and Raji Bathish.
posted by Ahmad Khani (7 comments total) 40 users marked this as a favorite
 
Nice find, thanks for sharing! And happy first post!
posted by filthy light thief at 5:55 PM on June 12 [1 favorite]


Thanks for sharing!
posted by Zephyrial at 6:15 PM on June 12 [1 favorite]


Oh man, Amahl Khouri's "She He Me" is good but hard but good. Thanks for posting this.
posted by cortex at 6:25 PM on June 12 [1 favorite]


Thanks for this! Between In the Spider's Room and Always Coca-Cola, my to-read list just got longer.
posted by mixedmetaphors at 6:31 PM on June 12 [1 favorite]


Oh cool, thanks. Adding ArabLit.org to my feed too.
posted by latkes at 7:08 AM on June 13 [1 favorite]


Flagged as Fantastic. I would never have run into any of these pieces in my own wandering around, and they're so good. Thanks so much!
posted by theatro at 9:50 AM on June 13


thank you all for your kind words. I'm pleased that so many enjoy the piece!
posted by Ahmad Khani at 11:19 AM on June 13


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