If you have a manuscript for a book (no poetry please) or a screenplay outline/synopsis (feature film, documentary film set in Asia) for submission, you are most welcome to do so. We welcome unsolicited manuscripts with Asian themes from published and unpublished authors.

• Kindly include an outline of your work, a brief author bio and a list of 2-3 comparative titles in the market with your submission.

• Please don’t email us the full manuscript or screenplay.

• We are currently looking for books for the children’s market.

Please allow Team Kitaab 6-8 weeks to evaluate your submission. If you do not hear from us within 8 weeks, please send us a reminder and we will respond to you. Please do not send us manuscripts for appraisal or evaluation.

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Kitaab which means “book” in Urdu/Hindi (Indian languages) is a space to celebrate and critique Asian writing in English. This is where the lovers of Asian writing in English turn to to quench their thirst for literary news and views.

Besides providing news and links to resources, Kitaab also provides a platform to emerging writers from the region to express themselves creatively.

To access, go here