Mohammad Shamsuzzaman | The Daily Star
  • Mohammad Shamsuzzaman

  • Viral Miseries

    I always knew that life is unpredictable. But between February and April this year, I started to discover what it truly means to live an unpredictable life.
  • Coronavirus pandemic: Are we (mis)managing it?

    I’m panicked, as is everyone around the world now. We’re faced with an existential threat. A death sentence hovers over us as it has hovered over Wuhan, China, since December 2019.
  • What Makes Good Writing Good?

    To answer this question, let me hazard an analogy -- good writing is much like good food. Good writing tickles our senses the way good food does.
  • On Writer’s Block

    Fairly recently, I was working with two of my colleagues here in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to propose a panel for a conference in North America.
  • Is Writing a Gift?

    If it is, where is this gift coming from? God? Ahem! As off-putting as it might sound, biographies and autobiographies of writers reveal that most so-called gifted writers are scoundrels.
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