Selina Hossain

Changing the world page by page

For Selina Hossain, the year 2018 has been a wonderful one so far. For one, she recently won the prestigious Independence Day Award, better known as the Shwadhinata Padak, for her contribution to literature. The Independence Day Award is the highest state award given by the government of Bangladesh. “I was of course delighted and also very surprised,” says the famous novelist, Selina Hossain.

August 13, 2021
August 13, 2021

Women in Translation Month: Why we need more of Selina Hossain

The women in Selina Hossain’s books are strong, because the author herself likes to be inspired by the reality around her.

March 8, 2018
March 8, 2018

Changing the world page by page

For Selina Hossain, the year 2018 has been a wonderful one so far. For one, she recently won the prestigious Independence Day Award, better known as the Shwadhinata Padak, for her contribution to literature. The Independence Day Award is the highest state award given by the government of Bangladesh. “I was of course delighted and also very surprised,” says the famous novelist, Selina Hossain.

March 3, 2018
March 3, 2018

Selina Hossain, Hasan Azizul to get DLitt

The Rajshahi University authorities will honour prominent litterateurs Selina Hossain and Hasan Azizul Haque with the Doctor of Literature (DLitt) degree at its 10th convocation on March 24, for their contributions to Bangla literature.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Selina Hossain Another Year for the Literary Songbird

Yesterday (on 14th June) was the birthday of eminent author Selina Hossain. To her this is a day like any other.

December 6, 2015
December 6, 2015

Narayanganj 7-murder: HC order on further probe Dec 9

The High Court sets December 9 for passing an order on a revision petition seeking further investigation into the murder of seven people in Narayanganj.

December 5, 2015
December 5, 2015

In conversation with Selina Hossain

Born on June 14, 1947, Selina Hossain is one of the most prolific authors in Bangla literature. She has penned numerous short stories, novels, essays and books for children.