Redacted from the Minutes of the Saudi Communist Party, Circa 1950s
The night ح and ع put on their play about the plight of the common man, ج’s sister ف, along with two other members of the Women’s Wing, infiltrated the meeting in a ثوب and شماغ and coffee ground whiskers; ج noticed, of course, but not till the second act.
Eman Quotah is the author of the novel Bride of the Sea. Her work has appeared in Jellyfish Review, Witness, Necessary Fiction, and other publications.
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Art: Joseph D Mountain Public Domain ALT An artist oiling gutch for a drying room, beautifully lit , black and white picture. This picture popped up while we were searching for images of the Saudi Communist Party in the 1950s, and while it’s not really related to that, it’s just a gorgeous picture – so we couldn’t resist using it
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