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Bangladesh

Tuhin Das

Tuhin Das is a poet, activist, and blogger. He was born and raised in Barisal, Bangladesh. He is the author of eight books in his native language of Bengali, and has published criticism, short...

Prasanta Mridha

Prasanta Mridha (b. Nov 20, 1971) grew up in Bagerhat, a town in southwestern Bangladesh famed for its fifteenth-century mosque architecture. Currently he teaches Bengali literature at a public...

Shabnam Nadiya

A Bangladeshi writer and translator, Shabnam Nadiya graduated from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 2012. She is currently working on her collection Pye Dogs and Magic Men:...

Muhammed Zafar Iqbal

Muhammed Zafar Iqbal is the Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronics at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology Engineering and Director of Institute of Information and...

Shahaduz Zaman

Shahad Uzzaman is a medical anthropologist, currently working with Newcastle University, UK. He writes short stories, novels, and nonfiction. He has published twenty-five books, and his...

Ahmad Mostofa Kamal

Dr. Ahmad Mostofa Kamal is Assistant Professor of Physics in the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Independent University, Bangladesh. He was born in 1969 in Manikganj district, which...

Anwara Syed Haq

Anwara Syed Haq is a Bangladeshi short story writer and novelist. She has received several awards and honors, including the Ananya Prize, awarded by Ananya magazine to...

Mashiul Alam

Mashiul Alam was born in northern Bangladesh in 1966. He graduated in Journalism from the Peoples’ Friendship University in Moscow in 1993. Currently he works at Prothom Alo, the leading...

Shaheen Akhtar

Shaheen Akhtar is the author of five collections of short stories and three novels—Palabar Path Nei [No Escape Route]; Talaash [The Search]; and Shokhi Rongomala. Talaash won the Best Book...

Buddhadeva Bose

Buddhadeva Bose was one of the most important Bengali literary figures of the twentieth century, producing works in almost every form. Born in Eastern Bengal, he grew up in Noakhali and then...

Selina Hossain

Selina Hossain was born on June 14, 1947. She is considered one of the leading authors in modern Bengali literature. She has published twenty-one novels, seven collections of short stories, four...
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