And wondering what the day will bring
New stories of those missing, those gone
And what their next plans might be.
Amlanjyoti Goswami—from ‘Fresh fire’
Welcome to Amsterdam Quarterly’s main website. AQ was founded in April 2011 and its goal is to publish, promote, and comment on writing and art in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and the world. We hope you enjoy reading the work selected for this twenty-ninth issue (AQ29) and we look forward to your comments at firstname.lastname@example.org or submissions at email@example.com.
AQ29’s theme is Choices: choices that people make for themselves or which are sometimes made for them. AQ30’s theme will be Pandemic (reading period January 2021). Submit work about the COVID-19, AIDS, Spanish Influenza or other pandemics. AQ31’s theme will be The Classics (reading period April 2021). Submit work based on classical Greek, Roman, Biblical, or other religious/cultural stories. Work, in the form of sonnets, sestinas, villanelles, or other classic modes, is also welcome. AQ32’s theme will be The Future (reading period July 2021). Submit work about life in the near or distant future. Science fiction pieces are especially welcome.