Bangladesh

  • Migrant Workers Poetry Competition
    January 14, 2015 | Dipika Mukherjee
    Dipika Mukherjee reports on the first-ever Migrant Workers Poetry Competition in Singapore, at which construction-site laborers read their poems in November. Rarely is poetry, with its messy...
  • December 18, 2013 | K. Anis Ahmed
    From left: K. Anis Ahmed, Eliot Weinberger, and Pankaj Mishra at the Hay Festival Dhaka, November 14, 2013. A foreignness defined only by place of production or setting is rath...
  • Dhaka Taxis
    November 18, 2013 | David Shook
    Dhaka Taxis. Photo by v i p e z/Flickr I’m in Dhaka, Bangladesh, for just the second time, almost exactly one year after my first visit, but things are eerily different. The drive from Dhaka Internat...
  • K. Anis Ahmed
    November 19, 2012 | David Shook
    K. Anis Ahmed Last Thursday, the second annual Dhaka Hay Festival opened with a moderated dialogue between Pakistani novelist Mohammed Hanif and the most exciting new Bangladeshi talent writing in En...

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