Status Update

Hello everyone! The migration to WordPress is now complete; everything on the front end should be the same except for some minor aesthetic changes. If emails to the domain bounce, please feel free to copy our alternate email address at

I’m still in the process of replying to submissions from the last two submissions periods and will have all responses sent by December 31. I will be transitioning to either Submittable or Moksha for future submissions to streamline the process for writers and editors alike.

Thank you for your patience. I’ve had a lot of disability and personal circumstances that have caused delays with Arsenika, but this transition should help get everything back up to speed.

By S. Qiouyi Lu

S. Qiouyi Lu writes, translates, and edits between two coasts of the Pacific. Aer work has appeared in several award-winning venues. Ae edits the magazine Arsenika and runs microverses, a hub for tiny narratives. You can find out more about S. at aer website or on Twitter @sqiouyilu.