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On the craft of poetry

On the craft of poetry

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

The panel started with a discussion that encompassed their works, craftsmanship and views on different...

Connecting the children with...

Connecting the children with...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

An interactive session on ‘Superdogs’ with Himanjali Sanker

‘There isn’t a proper place in English...

‘There isn’t a proper place in English...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Philip Hensher is the author of The Northern Clemency and Scenes from an Early Life. In this interview,...

How much does one know about the history...

How much does one know about the history...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Award winning author Philip Hensher talks about his latest novel

‘My friends were my books’

‘My friends were my books’

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

In this interview, Courtney Hodell talks about her foundation and her career as an editor

Three authors on the appropriation of...

Three authors on the appropriation of...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

The author admits that it was a conscious choice on her part to engage more with the political to offset...

Combating the crisis of literary...

Combating the crisis of literary...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Muhammad Muhsin remarked that hearing the word ‘shongkot’ or crisis after Bengali literature...

DLF: Closing day begins with spiritual...

DLF: Closing day begins with spiritual...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

DLF—the the biggest international literary festival in Bangladesh with over 200 international literary...

Powerful stories of women that...

Powerful stories of women that...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

The session kicked off with the story of Engineer Khaleda Shahriar Kabir, the first female civil engineer...

Manisha Koirala and Nandita Das on male...

Manisha Koirala and Nandita Das on male...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Koirala regretted the lack of variety in female roles in Indian films, noting that most roles are either...

‘Ever since I left Bangladesh, I have...

‘Ever since I left Bangladesh, I have...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Returning to Dhaka, Oscar winner Tilda Swinton addresses DLF and recites from ‘Last and First...

Tilda Swinton captivates audience at...

Tilda Swinton captivates audience at...

Showtime

Fri, Nov 9 2018

At the end of the session, a short video directed by Swinton was screened for the audience

‘It is unimaginable how Elias can be...

‘It is unimaginable how Elias can be...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Panelists discuss the life and work of Akhteruzzaman Elias at Dhaka Lit Fest

'You need to build resilience in your...

'You need to build resilience in your...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

'Shout out' brings heartening news for new writers

The author, the story and the...

The author, the story and the...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

The authors shared their views on their differing notions of literary success and how readers have over...

‘Political thoughts should come into...

‘Political thoughts should come into...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Two novelists talk about process and philosophy of writing at DLF

Which stories do we hear today?

Which stories do we hear today?

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Chris Heiser, Christian Hodell and Rosalind Porter share their thoughts and experiences on storytelling...

Proshanta Mridha wins Gemcon Sahitya...

Proshanta Mridha wins Gemcon Sahitya...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

The award is worth Tk8 lakh - in terms of monetary value the biggest award at present, and among the...

‘Pointing out flaws in the central narrative...

‘Pointing out flaws in the central narrative...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Adam Johnson talks about human nature, narratives and writing at DLF

Following dreams

Following dreams

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Being a great admirer of Asaduzzaman Noor for a long time, Milon asked him enthusiastically whether he...

In conversation with Mitali Perkins:...

In conversation with Mitali Perkins:...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 9 2018

 Bangladesh can be the next powerhouse of women empowerment