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Owning Rabindranath

Owning Rabindranath

Arts & Letters

Tue, May 15 2018

Like all other great writers’ works, Rabindranath’s oeuvre is an organic whole and all its...

The road taken

The road taken

Arts & Letters

Mon, Mar 12 2018

What it means for a woman to write

Ace that essay

Ace that essay

Weekend Tribune

Wed, Aug 2 2017

5 tips for nailing that college application essay

Why I write what I write

Why I write what I write

Arts & Letters

Fri, Jul 7 2017

This lecture was delivered by the poet at IOWA University during a residential fellowship there in...

Manto’s prophecy about US-Pakistan...

Manto’s prophecy about US-Pakistan...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Jun 8 2017

Manto was, after all, a sane critic in the midst of a world gone mad

Derek Walcott: “Absolutely a Caribbean...

Derek Walcott: “Absolutely a Caribbean...

Arts & Letters

Fri, Apr 7 2017

Obituary of Derek Walcott who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992

Naipaul under the spotlight

Naipaul under the spotlight

Magazine

Wed, Dec 7 2016

A response to debates about VS Naipaul appearing at the DLF 2016

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...

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...

How to look at Nazrul and his work

How to look at Nazrul and his work

Arts & Letters

Sat, Sep 3 2016

This article argues why Nazrul's main identity is as a poet. This piece, along with the excerpts from...