ABOUT

Jaffat El Aqlam is an e-magazine that celebrates Middle Eastern creatives. Our goal is to be an independent publishing house that publishes work from MENA & by MENA humans who live abroad, while simultaneously creating a haven for content to be published in the world wiLD web. 

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING VERY CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING

All submissions go through an editing process; submitting to Jaffat El Aqlam means you are ok with us minor editing text (typos, grammatical, spacing) & photos/traditional art (brightness & contrast). If we heavily edit or think the work(s) requires heavy editing, you will be contacted.

ELIGIBLE WORKS:

  • TEXT SUBMISSIONS: Includes prose, poetry, short stories, plays, flash fiction, haikus, journal entries, fragments etc. 
  • TRADITIONAL ART: needs to be scanned and sent in 300 dpi resolution.
  • DIGITAL ART: needs to be in highest resolution possible.
  • ALT. ART: Includes gifs and image macros.
  • Photography: Film photographs (300 dpi), smartphone and digital photography.
  • VIDEO: Include links to videos (YouTube/Vimeo) 
  • AUDIO: Audio files are acceptable, but if linked, make sure they are embeddable (bandcamp/soundcloud)
  • ZINES: Upload on issuu and send us the embeddable code, or send us the zine and we'll publish it in our issuu account

ACCEPTED FILE TYPES:

doc, .docx, .zip, mp3, m4a, .jpg, .png & .gif

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • Before submitting, make sure your filename reads with your name and the title of the work. “NAME_TITLE.docx”
  • Multiple files are acceptable. If they are more than 10, please compress them  (.zip) & upload. If you'd like to add a description/captions to a set of images, make sure you include it in a text file and upload it too.
Thank you,
J.E.A team.

Daleel Al Fann is a directory by Jaffat El Aqlam that includes all the creatives, start-ups, & e-magazines in the MENA region. It is meant to ease the daunting search for players in the art world within the region, where you can check out their work/projects, contact them for collaborations and perhaps create something incredible with a stranger from the World WiLd Web. 

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING VERY CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING

All submissions go through an editing process; submitting to Jaffat El Aqlam means you are ok with us minor editing text (typos, grammatical, spacing) & photos/traditional art (brightness & contrast). If we heavily edit or think the work(s) requires heavy editing, you will be contacted.

ELIGIBLE WORKS:

  • TRADITIONAL ART: needs to be scanned and sent in 300 dpi resolution.
  • DIGITAL ART: Needs to be in highest resolution possible.
  • ALT. ART: Includes gifs and image macros.
  • PHOTOGRAPHY: Film photographs (300 dpi), smartphone and digital photography.
  • VIDEO: Include links to videos (YouTube/Vimeo) 
  • AUDIO: Audio files are acceptable, but if linked, make sure they are embeddable (bandcamp/soundcloud)
  • ZINES: Upload on issuu and send us the embeddable code, or send us the zine and we'll publish it in our issuu account
  • OTHER: Surprise us!

ACCEPTED FILE TYPES:

doc, .docx, .zip, mp3, m4a, .jpg, .png & .gif

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • Before submitting, make sure your filename reads with your name and the title of the work. “NAME_TITLE.docx”
  • Multiple files are acceptable. If they are more than 10, please compress them  (.zip) & upload. If you'd like to add a description/captions to a set of images, make sure you include it in a text file and upload it too.
Thank you,
J.E.A team.

KEYWORDS

Comfort, Friends, Identity Familiarity, Relaxation, Family, Safe Space, Privacy, Tradition, Warmth, Growth, Love, Building, Transitoriness, Possessions, Valuable Objects, Clarity, (in)Vulnerability, Security, Intimacy, Property, Institution, Destination, Residency, Territory, Realm, Source, Habitat, Haunted, Birthplace, Roots, Native Land, Homeland, Dwelling, Melancholy, Belonging

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Please read the following very carefully before submitting.

All submissions go through an editing process; submitting to Jaffat El Aqlam means you are ok with us minor editing text (typos, grammatical, spacing) & photos/traditional art (brightness & contrast). If we heavily edit or think the work(s) requires heavy editing, you will be contacted.

ELIGIBLE WORKS:

  • Text submissions: prose, poetry, short stories, plays, flash fiction, haikus, journal entries, fragments etc.
  • Traditional art: needs to be scanned and sent in 300 dpi resolution.
  • Digital art: needs to be in highest resolution possible.
  • Alt. art: gifs and image macros.
  • Photography: film photograph (300 dpi), smartphone and digital photography.
  • Videos: include links to videos (YouTube/Vimeo) 
  • Audio: audio files are acceptable, but if linked, make sure they are embeddable (bandcamp/soundcloud).

ACCEPTED FILE TYPES:  doc, .docx, .zip, mp3, m4a, .jpg, .png & .gif.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • Before submitting, make sure your filename reads with your name and the title of the work. “NAME_TITLE.docx”
  • Multiple files are acceptable. If they are more than 10, please compress them  (.zip) & upload. If you'd like to add a description/captions to a set of images, make sure you include it in a text file and upload it too.

Thank you,

Jaffat El Aqlam team.