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Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature

Literary Magazine







Asiatic is the very first international journal on English writings by Asian writers and writers of Asian origins. A peer-reviewed online journal published biannually in June and December. ISSN 1985-3106

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Fiction - 3500 words max

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Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: RM 1000

Nonfiction - 7000 words max

Max words: 7000

Submission fee: RM 1000

Critical articles should be typically between 5000 and 7000 words. Creative pieces should not exceed 3500 words for prose.


Submission fee: RM 1000

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Max words: 2000

Submission fee: RM 1000

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Submission fee: RM 1000

Creative pieces should not exceed 3500 words for drama.

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    The journal focuses on Asian writers/themes in the field of language, literature and culture. We strongly recommend that, before making a submission, you visit the Asiatic website and read articles published in the current and previous issues in order to have a sense of the style and structure of research articles that the journal publishes. Contributors should also include a brief abstract of content between 150 and 200 words for each critical article and a synopsis of about 150 words for each creative writing piece. *The question of fees arises only when an article is acceptable for publication.

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    The journal accepts submissions all year round. However, the earlier you submit a manuscript, the better.

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    Editor Md. Mahmudul Hasan avatar

    Md. Mahmudul Hasan


    Editor Maskanah Mohammad Lotfie avatar

    Maskanah Mohammad Lotfie


    Editor Siti Nuraishah Ahmad avatar

    Siti Nuraishah Ahmad

    Assistant Editor

    Editor Somdatta Mandal avatar

    Somdatta Mandal

    Book Review Editor

    Editor Khairil Izamin Ahmad avatar

    Khairil Izamin Ahmad

    Book Review Editor