Zaher Alajlani

Managing Director

Zaher Alajlani is a Syrian short-story author, researcher, and translator living between Romania and Greece. For more information about him, you can visit his website,

Amjad Barbour

Creative Director

Amjad Barbour is a Toronto-based digital designer, graphic design mentor, and tech tutor. He has extensive experience in visual arts and has been working professionally in the field since 2008.

Constantin Tonu

Romanian Section EIC

Constantin Tonu is a Ph.D. candidate at the Faculty of Letters, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He has a BA in Comparative Literature and an MA in History of Images–History of Ideas from the same faculty. He is the author of Deșertul în literatură (The Desert in Literature).

Beshr Shbib

Arabic Section EIC

Beshr Shbib is a Syrian poet and journalist based in Turkey. His poems and articles in Arabic have been featured in several notable periodicals. His debut poetry collection (in Arabic) was recently published by Matia Press.