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Contemporary poems from Iraq

Contemporary poems from Iraq

Arts & Letters

Fri, Jan 5 2018

Translations of poems by Sherko Faiq, Yousif al-Saigh and Saadi Yusuf

'The west is not the inventor of...

'The west is not the inventor of...

Arts & Letters

Sat, Dec 9 2017

In an invigorating conversation, Adonis shared his thoughts about poetry and the Middle East on the opening...

Bangladeshi construction worker's poetry...

Bangladeshi construction worker's poetry...

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 5 2017

Mukul's dream is to work with other migrant workers to promote the culture of Bangladesh and show his...

‘It’s not a conscious writing...

‘It’s not a conscious writing...

Arts & Culture

Mon, Nov 20 2017

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Adonis: A poet like no other

Adonis: A poet like no other

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

'The poet can create a triangular connection between the word, the world, and the self'

November calling

November calling

Nusmila Lohani , Nusmila Lohani

Thu, Nov 16 2017

Many don’t have time for books anymore, but we can still change that

My top 10: Things to do at DLF

My top 10: Things to do at DLF

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 10 2017

If you carry a notebook (and a pen), you’ll find yourself scribbling notes or writing down a line that...

The poet as mythopoeic hero:

The poet as mythopoeic hero:

Arts & Letters

Fri, Nov 10 2017

Adonis, the biggest living Arabic poet, will take the centre stage at the DLF this year

‘My poems are rooted in Bangladeshi...

‘My poems are rooted in Bangladeshi...

Writing

Fri, Nov 3 2017

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Spoken word poets a must see at

Spoken word poets a must see at

Writing

Thu, Nov 2 2017

Getting up on stage and vocalising those pieces, to not do it would be neglecting the alliance of speaking...

A clutch of poems

A clutch of poems

Arts & Letters

Sun, Oct 8 2017

Five poems from the October issue

The border

The border

Arts & Letters

Sun, Sep 10 2017

Poetry: You and your desire and the border are now one

July Issue: Editor's note

July Issue: Editor's note

Arts & Letters

Thu, Jul 6 2017

Bangladeshi poetry is unique in terms of always coming alive to burning issues of any given time

Poetry

Poetry

Arts & Letters

Fri, Jun 9 2017

Five young voices on love, emotion, desire and society

Season's end

Season's end

Arts & Letters

Mon, Feb 13 2017

The herald of a change in the season during a cable car ride

Shehzar Doja’s ‘Drift’ hits the...

Shehzar Doja’s ‘Drift’ hits the...

Uncategorized

Sun, Dec 11 2016

People need some form of art to fulfil a natural longing for catharsis of the human condition, said Shehzar...

A brilliant debut poetry

A brilliant debut poetry

Magazine

Tue, Dec 6 2016

A review of Drift

‘Bangladesh has to transform the way...

‘Bangladesh has to transform the way...

Magazine

Mon, Dec 5 2016

Pulitzer-winning poet Vijay Seshadri's takes on DLF, Urdu poetry and translation of South Asian...

Sudeep's new book launches Sunday

Sudeep's new book launches Sunday

Arts & Letters

Thu, Dec 1 2016

Sudeep Sen's new book, EroText, will be launched on Sunday at the World Literature Center of Bishwo Sahitto...

DHAKA LIT FEST 2016

DHAKA LIT FEST 2016

D2

Thu, Nov 17 2016

DAY 1 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM | INAUGURAL CEREMONY| Main Stage 12:30 – 1:00 PM |...