Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).
All works Published in Pakistaniaat are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
Shadab Zeest Hashmi
Shadab Zeest Hashmi, author of Kohl & Chalk and Baker of Tarifa, is the recipient of the San Diego Book Award, the Nazim Hikmet Prize, and multiple Pushcart nominations. Her work has been translated into Spanish and Urdu, and has appeared in Prairie Schooner, World Literature Today, Mudlark, Nimrod, Wasafiri, Rhino, Drunken Boat, Asymptote, and numerous other journals and anthologies worldwide. She has taught in the MFA program at San Diego State University as a writer-in-residence. Her latest book "Ghazal Cosmopolitan" (Jacar Press) explores the Ghazal form, and has been praised by Marilyn Hacker as "a marvelous interweaving of poetry, scholarship, literary criticism and memoir: it is wise, welcoming, and a delight to read."