Star Literature

Love won’t you love me

Break me into numbers and spirals, and blood and flesh make me all that I don't wish to be.

December 24, 2022
December 24, 2022

That Christmas Eve, Santa did not come home

December 24 had always been one of the most awaited days of the year for us. The grand birthday cake for Jesus' birthday, the roasted sausages and meatloaves, and finally, a house-favourite, narrating the story of the Three Wise Men–that is how I had spent Christmas Eve for as long as I could remember.

December 17, 2022
December 17, 2022

Catch spooky horror tales this winter!

Catch more ghost stories like this from the winners of 'Winter Night Ghost Stories' competition all throughout winter, every weekend, here.

December 17, 2022
December 17, 2022

Leaf

I saw a leaf falling yesterday. The wind took the leaf on its back then disappeared.

December 17, 2022
December 17, 2022

Matsyanayam

Luna strode then to the river’s bank, her loose-fitting blouse and petticoat flapping in the breeze that had speedily arrived. Her nupur, fashioned from mollusk shells, sounded in the wind like wind chimes, and more so when she moved.

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Words of Love

Thoughts of a devoted poet

November 13, 2022
November 13, 2022

Leaf

A poem about the Fall.

November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022

On Literary Matters: Cultural Representation through Translation

The 5th session of "Literary Matters" focuses on literary translation in Bangladesh.

October 31, 2022
October 31, 2022

The Hour Before Fajr

A story recounting a mysterious phenomenon.

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

Remembering Syed Shamsul Haq

On the occasion of the sixth death anniversary of Syed Shamsul Haq, Sabiha Huq writes on the versatile writer.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Home in the World: The Autobiography of a Well-Known Bengali

The dust jacket cover of Amartya Sen’s absorbing and remarkable memoir shows him as a young boy, with his sister and a cousin at home, looking out at the world. An apt cover image of a fittingly titled book about someone who would be always taking in the world as he went all over