November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

Muslim women in the crucible of feminist theory

Writer and academic Elora Shehabuddin has lived in a number of countries and had a fair share of exposure to multicultural environments. Her lived experience must have proved helpful in bringing in a comprehensive perspective to the discussion in Sisters in the Mirror: A History of Muslim Women and the Global Politics of Feminism (University of California Press 2021; University Press Limited 2022).  

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

mouthful of moon

What moon might mean to you

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

On Gabriel García Márquez’s unpublished manuscript

She has been coming to this hotel for the last 28 years, ever since her mother died, and has chosen to stay in the exact same room as she does every year. She uses the same road from the hotel to travel to her mother’s resting place and buys flowers from the same African woman.

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

Dear Mrs. Dalloway, I Will Be There

I am not ready to be a failure yet.

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

TWO POEMS

Then it is time to return!

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

Death will stop for you: A Letter

Today is your 50th birthday. Happy Birthday to you.

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

In Iffat Nawaz’s debut novel, 1971 is not an open wound

Shurjo’s Clan uses magic realism to conjure Shurjomukhi’s freedom fighter uncles, who were martyred in Sylhet’s tea gardens during the 1971 Liberation War, and her grandmother, who took her own life shortly after the 1947 Partition. 

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Bangladesh at the FOSWAL Literature Festival November 2022

FOSWAL (Foundation of SAARC Writers and Literature) was initiated in 1987 and it has since been fostering the writers and literature of SAARC countries.

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

The Female Companion 

Not so easy to assure someone 

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

Oh Firebird, Can You Ever Fly Away from Us!

“Are you sure he can make it? The Rupsha in March is not safe, nor are the Sundarbans.”