Mahfuz Al-Hossain

Mahfuz Al-Hossain

Mahfuz Al-Hossain

Mahfuz Al-Hossain is a Bangladeshi bilingual poet, literary critic, essayist and translator. He was born on 22nd of November 1968 in Kushtia district of Bangladesh and lives in capital city Dhaka since his childhood. His published poetry books include: Probably Poems or May Not, Kalkeuter Taxidermy (Taxidermy of Black Cobra), Proteechyer Bugle (Western Bugle) and Subashito Shobder Ghumghore (Seductions from Scented Words). His poems, articles and translations have been published frequently in various literary journals: Litinfinity, Rock Pebbles, Kobitautsov (India), Poetry Out Loud (UK), Shaluk, Magnapaath, Barnil, Suborno, Turjo (Bangladesh), newspapers: The Daily Sangbad, The Daily Janakantha, The Daily Prothom Alo, The Daily Asian Age, The Daily Jaijaidin (Bangladesh) and Sunday Express (Lesotho) and in different anthologies at home and abroad: Under the Blue Roof (USA), Faux Assassin and Bangla Sahitye Pantoom Kobitar Charcha (Bangladesh). He is the recipient of Behulabangla Best Seller Poetry Book Award 2019.