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A glimpse at the authors appearing in...

A glimpse at the authors appearing in...

Arts & Letters

Sat, Oct 15 2016

The DLF this year will have 60 writers from around the world converge with local writers and artists...

Dhaka Lit Fest 2016: Note from the...

Dhaka Lit Fest 2016: Note from the...

Arts & Letters

Sat, Oct 15 2016

The DLF directors are pleased to announce that 60 international writers, including a Nobel Laureate,...

Death of a versatile aesthete

Death of a versatile aesthete

Magazine

Thu, Oct 6 2016

Syed Shamsul Haq crossed into the other world on Sunday, leaving us a vast body of work that touches...

Mohammad Rafique at 74

Mohammad Rafique at 74

Magazine

Thu, Oct 6 2016

Three poems by Mohammad Rafiq in Carolyn Brown's translation on the occasion of his 74th birthday

A glimpse at this year's authors

A glimpse at this year's authors

Arts & Letters

Thu, Oct 6 2016

In this section, we introduce you to some of the big names whose works will be discussed and talks featured...

His is a confluence, not a river

His is a confluence, not a river

Magazine

Thu, Oct 6 2016

Syed Shamsul Haq's vast body of work is like a confluence where several rivers have met to form what...

Dhaka Lit Fest to uphold freedom of...

Dhaka Lit Fest to uphold freedom of...

Magazine

Thu, Oct 6 2016

This year more than ever, Dhaka Lit Fest strives to engage us in writing from around the world, bringing...

I'll stand a while

I'll stand a while

Magazine

Thu, Oct 6 2016

A long poem of the versatile poet in Shamsad Mortuza's translation

Why Borges is important

Why Borges is important

Magazine

Wed, Oct 5 2016

Poet, essayist and translator Razu Alauddin has been translating and studying Latin American literature...

“Devotees take selfie now”

“Devotees take selfie now”

Magazine

Wed, Oct 5 2016

Some poems take the emotional route for making an appeal to readers while some take the cerebral route,...

Schistosomiasis

Schistosomiasis

Magazine

Wed, Oct 5 2016

A poem on love

Buying pleasure

Buying pleasure

Magazine

Tue, Oct 4 2016

A short story about a deshi PhD student's experience on a foreign land

Wasted on the way

Wasted on the way

Magazine

Tue, Oct 4 2016

Delving into the inchoate thoughts of a character is not a popular trend in our literature. This short...

UPL launches Bangla translation of Faust...

UPL launches Bangla translation of Faust...

Magazine

Tue, Oct 4 2016

Debabrata Rej's Bangla translation of Faust has finally seen the light of day almost 60 years after it...

Dhaka Lit Fest 2016

Dhaka Lit Fest 2016

Arts & Letters

Mon, Sep 5 2016

Dhaka Literary Festival, drawing on writers and artists from all corners of the world, is going to hold...

Mountain Echoes

Mountain Echoes

Magazine

Mon, Sep 5 2016

Nothing quite prepares you for the magical landing in Paro; one of the world’s most dangerous airports....

Tribute to Shaheed Quaderi...

Tribute to Shaheed Quaderi...

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

Arts & Letters pays tribute to the poet without whose contribution the modern foundation of our poetry...

Salute to the poet of Dhaka

Salute to the poet of Dhaka

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

Why and how Quaderi is the best urban poet of his generation

A public intellectual seen at close...

A public intellectual seen at close...

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

A brief look at the life and works of Jatin Sarkar, one of the country's foremost Marxist intellectuals...

Genuine authors are not to pursue...

Genuine authors are not to pursue...

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

An interview with Mohammad Rafiq

IOWA letter: Life is short, art...

IOWA letter: Life is short, art...

Magazine

Sat, Sep 3 2016

Acclaimed short story writer and novelist Wasi Ahmed writes from Iowa, USA about his initial days at...