Bangladeshi Writers Abroad

Bangladeshi Writers Abroad is a partial list of writers/authors of Bangladesh origin who are living abroad – Canada, USA, UK, Germany and other countries. The list includes both fiction and non-fiction writers – poets, novelists, essayists, biographers, critics, dramatist, etc. who has published their work. Bloggers are not included in this list.

ImageWritersCountryBookLanguage More Info
Monica AliMonica Ali UKBrick Lane (2004)EnglishLink
Neamat ImamNeamat ImamCanadaThe Black Coat (2013)EnglishPersonal website
Abeer Yusria HoqueAbeer Yusria HoqueUSAOlive Witch: A Memoir (2016)EnglishPersonal website
Maria ChaudhuriMaria Chaudhuri Honk KongBeloved Strangers: A Memoir (2014)EnglishLink
Zia Haider RahmanZia Haider RahmanUKIn the Light of What We Know (2014)EnglishPersonal website
Tahmima AnamTahmima AnamUKA Golden Age (2007)EnglishLink
Javed JahangirJaved JahangirUSAGhost Alley (2014)EnglishLink
Tanwi Nandini IslamTanwi Nandini IslamUSABright Lines (2015)EnglishPersonal website
Nuran NabiNuran NabiUSABullets of '71 (2015)Bangla, EnglishPersonal website
Taslima NasreenTaslima NasreenUSALajja (1993)Bangla, EnglishPersonal website
Shahid QadriShahid QadriUSATomake Abhibadan Priyatama (1974)BanglaLink
Mina Farah, writerMina FarahUSAPorobashi (2005)BanglaPersonal website
Daud HaiderDaud HaiderGermanySongs of Despair (1992)Bangla, EnglishLink
Dr. Ali RiazAli Riaz, PhDUSAIslam and Identity Politics among British-Bangladeshis: A Leap of Faith (2013)Bangla, EnglishLink
Nadiya HussainNadiya HussainUKNadiya's Kitchen (2016)EnglishPersonal website
Subir ChowdhurySubir ChowdhuryUSAThe Ice Cream Maker (2005)EnglishPersonal website
Aminul Hoque, writerAminul HoqueUKBritish-Islamic Identity: Third-generation Bangladeshis from East London (2015)EnglishLink
Nazia Ali, writerNazia AliUKInto the Light from the Darkness (2013)EnglishLink
Rekha Waheed, writerRekha WaheedUKSaris and the City (2010)EnglishLink
Salam Jones, writerSalam JonesUKDays of Our Wives (2013)EnglishLink
Shahida Rahman, writerShahida RahmanUKLascar (2012)EnglishPersonal website
Badrul H. Khan, PhDBadrul H. Khan, PhDUSARevolutionizing Modern Education through Meaningful E-Learning Implementation (2016)EnglishPersonal website
Anisul Hoque, writerAnisul HoqueUSAMaa (2005)BanglaLink
Farah Ghuznavi, writerFarah GhuznaviUKFragments of Riversong (2013)EnglishLink
shamim-azad-writerShamim AzadUKPriongboda (2012)BanglaLink
dilruba-ahmed-authorDilruba AhmedUSADhaka Dust (2011)EnglishPersonal website
Dilara Hashem, writerDilara HashemUSAAmlokir Mou (1978)BanglaPersonal website
Sharbari Zohra Ahmed, writerSharbari Zohra Ahmed USAThe Ocean of Mrs Nagai (2013)EnglishLink
Kia Abdullah, writerKia AbdullahUKChild's Play (2009)EnglishPersonal website
ghulam-murshid-writerGhulam MurshidUKMuktijuddha O Tarpor ()Bangla, EnglishLink
Abdul Gaffar Choudhury, writerAbdul Gaffar ChoudhuryUKShesh Rajanir Chand (1967)BanglaLink
Bidita Rahman, PoetBidita RahmanUSAGray Sense: A Mysterious Silence (2017)EnglishPersonal website
Ed Husain, writerEd HusainUKThe Islamist (2007)EnglishLink
Roopa Farooki, writerRoopa FarookiUKBitter Sweets (2008)EnglishPersonal website
ghalib-islam-writerGhalib IslamCanadaFire in the Unnameable Country (2014)EnglishPersonal website
Rifat Anjum SalamRifat Anjum SalamUSANegotiating Tradition, Becoming American: Family, Gender, and Autonomy for Second-Generation South Asians (2013)EnglishLink
Dilruba Z. Ara, writerDilruba Z. AraSwedenA List Of Offences (2013)EnglishPersonal website
Ahsan Akbar, Bangladeshi writerAhsan Akbar UKThe Devil's Thumbprint (2013)EnglishPersonal website
Syed Shehzar Mukkarrim DojaSyed Shehzar Mukkarrim DojaLuxembourgDrift (2016)EnglishLink
Ikhtisad Ahmed, poet and writerIkhtisad AhmedUKYours, Etcetera (2014)EnglishPersonal website
Sabina Khan, writerSabina KhanCanadaRealm of the Goddess (2014)EnglishPersonal website
Leesa Gazi, screen writerLeesa GaziUKBirangona: Women of War (2013)EnglishLink
Habiba N. Shaw, M.S, Ed.DHabiba N. ShawUSAMarks Behind the Stones (2017)EnglishPersonal website