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Saqi Books

Based in London, Started 1983

Saqi Books is an independent publishing house of quality general interest and academic books on North Africa and the Middle East. Founded in 1983 in London, Saqi’s links with cutting edge and authoritative voices have led to a rigorous reassessment of Arab cultural heritage. Publishing in a wide range of fields, including history, politics, art, architecture, gender studies and cookery, Saqi also releases the best in new and classic Arabic literature.

Submission Policy

We have a full submissions policy under 'Submissions' within the 'Contact' section of our website. Please check to see what areas we are currently seeking submissions in.

If responding to a current call your submission should include the following materials in English: Synopsis; Contents page (including concise chapter descriptions and proposed word length of book); One sample chapter; Author biography; CV and publications; Details of photographs; illustrations; tables and other non-textual matter in the manuscript (where appropriate); Proposed completion date of the manuscript; Notes on competing works.

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