Shawkat Ali (novelist)

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Shawkat Ali (Bengali: শওকত আলী) (born 12 February 1936) is a major contemporary writer of Bangladesh, and has been contributing to Bangla fiction for the last four decades.[1]

Life[edit]

Ali was born in Dinajpur District and was a professor of Bangla literature and language.[citation needed]

Novels[edit]

  • Pingal Akash (The Reddish-Brown Sky, 1963)
  • Jaatra (Journey, 1976)
  • Prodoshe Praakritajon (The Commoners in the Twiltghat, 1984)
  • Apeksha (Waiting, 1985)
  • Dakshinayaner Din (The Days of Southward Way, 1985)
  • Kulyaai Kalasrot (Time the Flow of in a Bird's Nest, 1986)
  • Purbaratri Purbadin (The Night Before, the Day Before, 1986)
  • Sambal (Saving, 1986)
  • Gantabye Atahpar (After towards Destinations, 1987)
  • Bhalobasa Kare Kay (What is Love Caused, 1988)
  • Jete Chai (I want to Go, 1988)
  • Warish (The Successor, 1989)
  • Basar O Madhucandrima (Bride-Chamber and Honey Moon, 1990)
  • Uttarer Khep (A Trip to the North, 1991)[2]
  • Tripodi (2002)

Awards[edit]

  • Bangla Academy Award (1968)
  • Humayun Kabir Memorial Award
  • Lekhak Shibir Medal (1978)
  • Ajit Guha Literary Prize (1982)
  • Philips Literary Award (1986 and 1989)
  • Ekushe Padak (1990)

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