As an Anglophone writer in Bangladesh, I’ve frequently faced the rather inane question of why I write in English.
Ask me not of Grief. For I have been burnt by its friendly fire with blood and bits of oozing mortal flesh spun flaky and ashen by its biting cold breath.
This year’s sessions will be facilitated by eminent academics, writers, and professionals in their field, such as Professor Kaiser Haq, Professor Syed Manzoorul Islam, Professor Azfar Hussain, Professor Shamsad Mortuza, Arifa Ghani Rahman, and Maisha Hossain.
Participants, including the show’s hosts and guests, picked up discarded pebbles, photo frames, children’s artwork, and other knick knacks—all fragile things collected and displayed by the author.
Writing is a demanding mental activity, whether for pleasure or for a class, it should never be taken lightly.
I was losing myself gradually, and that is when I decided to seek out freelance writing.
An evening storytelling and writing around the "chimera that is memory", organized by Sister Library and Sehri Tales.
The top selections in poetry, flash fiction and artwork for Day 29 of the Sehri Tales challenge; prompt: Curtains
Sharing one’s work, whether it is through publishing the old-fashioned way, self-publishing, bringing out an ebook, or simply posting a vignette on social media, can be daunting—a bit like undressing in public.