January 25, 2023
January 25, 2023

15 to get Bangla Academy Sahitya Puroskar

Fifteen authors and writers were named today as the winners of the Bangla Academy Sahitya Puroskar-2022..They are Farook Mahmud and Tarik Sujat (poetry), Tapash Majumder and Parvez Hossain (novel), Masud Uzzaman (essay/research), Alam Khorshed (translation), Milon Kanti Dey and Farid Ahmed

January 5, 2023
January 5, 2023

Gemcon Sahitya Puroshkar recognises Poet Kamal Chowdhury, 2 others

Three writers have been conferred Gemcon Sahitya Puroshkar-2023.

December 15, 2022
December 15, 2022

Behind the scenes of the Dhaka Literary Festival 2023

Literature is our main area of interest.But we also want to highlight areas of intersection between literature and science, politics, pop culture, human rights, and new media.

December 10, 2022
December 10, 2022

Un-Red

She reminds me of Desdemona,/ A character, a wife, a tramp, but never human! So maybe she was a witch, / Maybe sirens were witches too,

December 10, 2022
December 10, 2022

from it, poetry arrives

bits and pieces of her day/ get stuck in her hair/ she carries grief quietly

December 10, 2022
December 10, 2022

Emily Dickinson: A prodigy prosodist of Modern literature

Dickinson shows that mellifluousness of language is what gives a heightened attribute to the essence of a poesy.

December 9, 2022
December 9, 2022

On free speech and Milton’s 'Areopagitica'

Milton shows how the erroneous use of censorship laws have hindered progress even in the quest for scientific truth.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

The Bhawal story through women’s voices in Aruna Chakravarti’s ‘The Mendicant Prince’

The story of the ailing Bhawal prince, Ramendranarayan Roy, the Mejo Kumar, who while taken to Darjeeling to recuperate, died and was cremated there, under mysterious circumstances, and who then returned years later as a wandering ascetic with partial amnesia!

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

Toward Ladyland: On the life and work of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

Her 1903 piece “Alonkar na badge of slavery” marked the start of Rokeya’s explicitly feminist writing.

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

Last night reminded me of cricket's power to wield stories

As I mentally prepared to leave the stadium last night, I saw Miraz continue to play with a deftness and an attitude that I wish could be formalised and replicated by all eleven team members.