Literature

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    Luis Sepulveda dies of virus in Spain

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:26pm on April 17, 2020

    Best-selling Chilean writer Luis Sepulveda has died at a hospital in northern Spain some six weeks after testing positive for coronavirus, his publishing house said...

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    JMG Le Clezio quits French books prize

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:44pm on April 03, 2020

    The Nobel prize-winning writer JMG Le Clezio said Thursday that he will resign from the jury of one of France’s top literary prizes because it...

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    Literati mourn Burhanuddin Khan Jahangir

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on March 24, 2020

    Ekushey Padak winning writer, educationist and art-critic Burhanuddin Khan Jahangir died of old age complications at his Gulshan residence in Dhaka on Monday. He was...

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    Shakhawat Tipu’s poems broadcast on Greek radio

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on March 21, 2020

    Greece-based online radio Poets-Radio.net broadcast two Bangla poems penned by poet Shakhawat Tipu at a special programme marking World Poetry Day on Saturday. Recording of...

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    Coronavirus mars World Poetry Day celebrations

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on March 21, 2020

    World Poetry Day, which was scheduled to be observed across the country on Saturday through holding rallies, processions, reciting poems, was not observed to contain...

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    Litterateurs mourn Ashraf Siddiqui

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on March 20, 2020

    Litterateurs mourned the death of renowned poet, folklorist and Ekushey Padak-winning writer Ashraf Siddiqui saying that the country has lost a pioneer writer-researcher, who had...

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    Poet Jasimuddin’s 44th death anniversary observed

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Faridpur | Updated at 10:44pm on March 14, 2020

    The 44th death anniversary of poet Jasimuddin, popularly known as Palli Kabi (The Rural Bard) for his poems depicting the people and rustic life, was...

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    Jasimuddin’s death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on March 13, 2020

    Today is the 44th death anniversary of Jasimuddin, who is popularly known as Palli Kabi (The Rural Bard) for his poems depicting life in rural...

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    Rafiq Azad’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 12, 2020

    Today is the 4th death anniversary of late Ekushey Padak-winning poet and freedom fighter Rafiq Azad. Rafiq Azad was born on February 14, 1941 at...

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    Anis Ahmed’s ‘Durer Janala Kachher Manush’ launched

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:16pm on March 07, 2020

    Expatriate journalist-teacher Anis Ahmed’s collection of essays named ‘Durer Janala Kachher Manush’ was launched at a programme held at Biswa Sahitya Kendra in Banglamotor on...

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