Kaiser Haq

Kaiser Haq is a Bangladeshi poet, translator, essayist, critic and academic.

May 6, 2018
May 6, 2018

Remembering freedom fighter Lt. Col. Quazi Nooruzzaman, B.U. (declined)

Every year around this time, I get a phone call from someone or the other of the loose fraternity of Sector 7 veterans to remind me that May 6 is Lieutenant Colonel Quazi Nooruzzaman's death anniversary; he passed away in 2011.

March 24, 2018
March 24, 2018

MY USELESS WEAPON

As Bird flocks take wing at the rattle of sten guns

August 26, 2017
August 26, 2017

SIX SHARED SEASONS

Let us say you dream of a woman,

August 25, 2017
August 25, 2017

After the holocaust: Partition and Bangladeshi literature

The Partition of the Indian subcontinent in 1947 has become indissolubly linked to horrific, haunting images of armed gangs or mobs attacking helpless groups of men, women and children trying to cross a border that had just been scratched on the map. Literature registers the shock in works that make harrowing reading.

August 5, 2017
August 5, 2017

Ms Bunny Sen

been buggering around this goddamn city

June 17, 2017
June 17, 2017

Inheritance

“… they shall inherit the earth.”

June 17, 2017
June 17, 2017

Santahar

No, I've never been to Santa Fe.

June 10, 2017
June 10, 2017
April 1, 2017
April 1, 2017

Poor Man Eating

Were I a painter

January 21, 2017
January 21, 2017

Michael Madhusudan Dutt: A Birthday Tribute

We celebrate Michael Madhusudan Dutt's birthday on 25 January, but we cannot be certain that this is absolutely accurate, just as we