Fehmida Zakeer

Keeper of secrets

When I think back to how I met him, I am amazed at how life plays out. If I had not taken the blows meant for Umma that night from Uppa, I would never have …

Jun 22, 2016

The task of writing

In conversation with Bangladeshi writer Farah Ghuznavi.

May 20, 2015

Question marks

Winner of the first prize in the Online-istan fiction competition.

Jul 15, 2013

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