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‘History can be used to dream of a better...

‘History can be used to dream of a better...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 20 2018

Interview with Subhoranjan Dasgupta

Foreword to ‘This Path: Selected Poems...

Foreword to ‘This Path: Selected Poems...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Nov 20 2018

We reflect upon what we read; we relate it to ourselves

The writers' freedom is everyone’s...

The writers' freedom is everyone’s...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Tue, Nov 20 2018

PEN is an international association of poets, essayists and novelists working in post-liberated Bangladesh...

Vivacious children's sessions at...

Vivacious children's sessions at...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Tue, Nov 20 2018

Students of Bidyabhuban presented the impact of climate change through their theatre performance titled...

Three lessons on editing from Richard...

Three lessons on editing from Richard...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Tue, Nov 20 2018

'When there’s not much happening in a story in terms of real time action, the story has to...

Was it inevitable that the partition...

Was it inevitable that the partition...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Tue, Nov 20 2018

Nisid Hajari on partition

‘Manto talks about issues that I feel...

‘Manto talks about issues that I feel...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Tue, Nov 20 2018

In this interview, conducted before the screening, she talks about her new film as well as her experience...

Female authors often cropped out of...

Female authors often cropped out of...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Mon, Nov 19 2018

The panel consisted of Salma Bani, Shahnaz Munni, Audity Falguni and Sadeka Halim with poet Shamim Reza...

The crescent moon appears

The crescent moon appears

Dhaka Lit Fest

Mon, Nov 19 2018

Shirshendu Mukhopaddhay delights fans at the final panel of DLF 2018

‘Bulbuli did not eat the paddy, it was...

‘Bulbuli did not eat the paddy, it was...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Mon, Nov 19 2018

Poets discuss why poetry is still needed in a world seeming uninterested about it

Justice for Rohingya women

Justice for Rohingya women

Dhaka Lit Fest

Mon, Nov 19 2018

Addressing sexual violence against Rohingya women 

Of power, prizes and persecution

Of power, prizes and persecution

Dhaka Lit Fest

Mon, Nov 19 2018

The cancellation of the Nobel Prize and #Metoo in literature

‘Culture will remain largely unaffected...

‘Culture will remain largely unaffected...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 11 2018

Referring back to the period of increasing cultural pride and optimism of the UK in the 1990s, the panel...

Prominent journalists on proliferation...

Prominent journalists on proliferation...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 11 2018

'Basherkella is the biggest Facebook page and it is not looking to make money'

Story of an unstoppable love for...

Story of an unstoppable love for...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 11 2018

Manisha is a Bollywood legend, having appeared in over fifty Tamil and Hindi films. In the 1990s her...

On Drumduan Hill

On Drumduan Hill

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sun, Nov 11 2018

Tilda Swinton and Ahsan Akbar discuss the education system in her unique school

Library of Bangladesh: Taking translation...

Library of Bangladesh: Taking translation...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Poet, translator and academic Kaiser Haq termed Library of Bangladesh as one of the most productive initiatives...

Dhaka Lit Fest ends by reaffirming its...

Dhaka Lit Fest ends by reaffirming its...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Ondaatje Prize winning novelist Philip Hensher and actor Tilda Swinton are among those who addressed...

Storytelling in an era of...

Storytelling in an era of...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Chris Heiser, publisher and co-founder of The Unnamed Press was speaking at the panel titled...

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...