Azar Zanta (means “short stories” in the Eritrean language), aims to bring insight and understanding to the current Ethiopian/Eritrean conflict, and bridge the gap between the two cultures through writing. The anthology will consist of writings exclusively by Ethiopian and Eritrean writers who tell stories that permeate their worlds and are dear to their hearts across a variety of subject areas including, but not limited to love & romance, family, culture, and their various life struggles.
Who may contribute to Azar Zanta?
Being the aim of this anthology is to bring insight and understanding to the world about Ethiopians and Eritreans and to chronicle their lives at home and abroad only essay contributions from these groups will be considered. Contributions to Azar Zanta are reserved only for Ethiopians and Eritrean’s and by those peoples whose native land is Ethiopia and or Eritrea.
Essays for the anthology should be approximately five-thousand words in length. However, we will consider essays that are shorter or longer in length.
All submissions must be double-spaced and include a title page that indicates the author’s name, correspondence address, e-mail address, and telephone number.
Submissions must be submitted to us via our contact us page.
No telephone calls please.
Because we receive and overwhelming amount of mail and emails we are regret that we can not respond to every one. With this said, only those individuals whose essays we are considering for publication will be contacted. Please note that we will not accept submissions via e-mail and we do not open attachments.