I wanted this issue to be an opening invitation, an opportunity to introduce and gather people, for us to find each other and hold up mirrors. I wanted work that might surprise and delight palestinian readers first, in palestine and beyond, and trouble a flattened or limited notion of palestinian experience.
His body—at the thought of the deep inscrutable green, the opaque waters—became electrified.
Anmar called the technology PaleStimulate, and in his view, it was the most outstanding expression of his excellence as an innovator.
SWIMMING IN THE SLUDGE IS A MCKINSEY CONSULTANT!
بعیدا عن كرومها الأولى | far from their original orchards
An act of defining/defiance
the fireworks’ ashes rain down into our sweet, iced tea
isn’t that what we imagine? no missing skin or the sovereignty of fighter jets.
You are harming the mother you claimed solely yours.
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents the poetry of the Palestinian Special Issue, with readings from the poets themselves.
Children need to see themselves represented, and liberation needs imagination—picture books are great for this.
When Abigail doesn’t notice you, you don’t exist.
Contributors Fargo Tbakhi and N.A. Mansour join staff editor Rasha Abdulhadi to share reflections about palestinian art and writing, the speculative register, what lineages they draw nourishment from, and what they long for from future feasts.
Podcast: A Day in the Life on Anmar 20X1
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Courtney Floyd presents Abdulla Moaswes's "A Day in the Life of Anmar 20X1," narrated by the author. You can read the full story and learn more about Abdulla here. Content warnings for this episode include: Imperialism Settler colonialism Violence/combat