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A new anthology is open for submissions from all Arab Australian writers. Although there are 22 separate Arab nationalities representing a wide variety of cultural backgrounds and experiences, the perception of Arabs in Australia has largely ranged from a homogenising one (at best), to one that plays on pop-culture caricatures of a deviant, hyper-masculine, uncivilised, savage Arab. We are looking for first-person pieces about growing up as a member of the Arab diaspora in Australia. We are particularly looking for personal essays or creative nonfiction exploring themes of family, this country, stories …