Mohammad Shafiqul Islam

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Mohammad Shafiqul Islam (ORCID: is Associate Professor in the Department of English, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh. The areas he is interested in include poetry and literary translation. In addition to Postcolonialism and Translation Studies, he likes to work on Modern and South Asian literatures. Dr Islam is the author of Wings of Winds, translator of Humayun Ahmed: Selected Short Stories and Aphorisms of Humayun Azad. In February 2017, he was a poet-in-residence at the Anuvad Arts Festival, India, and his poetry, translation and academic articles have appeared in Critical Survey, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, South Asian Review, Asia Pacific Translation and Intercultural Studies, The NEHU Journal, Poem: International English Language Quarterly, Crossings: A Journal of English Studies, Chaos, Dibur, Lunch Ticket, Reckoning, Stag Hill Literary Journal, Bengal Lights, and elsewhere. His work has been anthologized in a number of books, including The Book of Dhaka: A City in Short Fiction. He has also presented a good number of papers in international conferences, and participated in workshops on literary translation and creative writing. Poetry editor of Reckoning, a US literary journal, Islam is currently at work on his second collection of poetry and a few translation projects.

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