Posts tagged "Business Developments"

Transitions and Ascensions

Friends and comrades, We got started with this website last June with the goal of publishing interesting content about the region and giving writers and artists a new platform for their work. It’s been, undeniably, a tremendous success. Our content has slowed up significantly in the past few months, but that’s been for good reason....

A Note On Style, Communications, And Output

Pronunciation and Usage Output Schedule Submissions/Pitches Copyright/IP Language Download (.pdf) Commenting Policy Contact   Pronunciation and Usage Ğabdulla (or Abdullah) Tuqay is pronounced “Ab-doo-lah Touk-eye” and not in any other way. “The Tuqay” or “the Tuqay” are going to be used most often, but “TQY” will also be used sometimes for short. Please cite to...

What Stories We Hope to Tell

We want to tell character-driven and story-focused tales of the people who live in the region, the lives they live, and how they interact with their environments. This is not about the opportunity to gawk at the strange lives of others and the horrors they encounter, but to share stories through a journalistic medium about...

The Locations in Focus

The Tuqay begins focused – if that’s the right word – on a broad arc running from Istanbul through the Caucasus to Kazan, before cutting down past the Ferghana towards Jaipur. We are pleased, though, to consider stories from the Balkans, Iran, or emigrants from our region. There is not quire the right word for...

What We Are Doing Here

The Tuqay is a continuation of the cayhanes and kutubkhanas that Gabdullah Tuqay himself was familiar with. Thsi website is not inspired by the newssites and blog aggregators that gin up SEO’d headlines and click-through stories in order to drive pageviews and advertising, it is instead intended to bring the lives and colours of an...