Submission Guidelines

The Arab Review is a serious publication seeking to widen the debate on the Arab world. Articles should be informed and balanced, and provide a new and fresh perspective on what may be well-covered topics.

We accept both pitches and full articles. Submissions should aim to be under 1,000 words.

The aim of any book, film or theatre review submitted should be more than just to highlight the ins and outs of the plot but to draw on wider social and political narratives.

Currently, The Arab Review cannot offer payment for any submissions. However, we do not ask for the copyright to any article submitted, and the author is permitted to re-publish it on any other online site, providing that a back link is given to the original article on the AR. All articles are protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Writing style should be professional and not too informal or chatty (i.e. no abbreviations, excessive slang or obscenities), we tend to favour articles with an academic or journalistic feel.

Authors should send their submissions, along with a short biography and links to any relevant work to editors[at]thearabreview[dot]org. If possible, please also include an image to accompany the article (see previous articles for examples).

The Arab Review reserves the right to refuse or withhold any article it deems inappropriate for publication.

Artists, photographers and other non-writing professionals specialising in the Arab world are also encouraged to submit their work for consideration.