Mashiul Alam (Translated by Shabnam Nadiya)

Mashiul Alam lives and works in Dhaka. He is a Senior Assistant Editor at Prothom Alo and is the author of over a dozen novels and collections of short stories. Shabnam Nadiya is a Bangladeshi writer and translator, settled in California. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she is currently a Steinbeck Fellow at San Jose State University and recently received a PEN/Heim Grant for her translation of Mashiul Alam's non-realist fiction.


Winner of the Himal Short Story Competition 2019.

Jan 10, 2020

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