|Died||28 December 2011 (aged 74–75)|
Razia Khan Amin (1936 – 28 December 2011) was a Bangladeshi writer, poet and educationist. She was also a journalist, theatre actor and columnist for newspapers. She was awarded Ekushey Padak in 1997 for her contribution to education by the Government of Bangladesh.
Education and career
At the age of 18, Khan wrote her first novel Bot tolar Upannayash in 1958.
- Bot tolar Upannayash (Novel of the Wayside, 1959)
- Anukalpa (The Alrternative, 1959)
- Proticitra (The Blue-Print, 1975)
- Citra-kabya (Picturesque Verses, 1980)
- He Mohajibon (O! Eternal Life, 1983)
- Draupadi (1992)
- Padatik (The Pedestrian, 1996)
- Shikhor Himaddrir
- Bandi Bihongo
- PEN Lay Writing Award (1956)
- Pope Gold Medal (1957)
- Bangla Academy Literary Award (1975)
- Qamar Mushtari Gold Medal (1985)
- Ekushey Padak (1997)
- Lekhika Sangha Gold Medal (1998)
- Druhee Katha-Shahityak Abdur Rouf Choudhury Memorial Award (1999)
- Anannya Literature Award (2003)
- "Razia Khan Amin's 2nd anniversary of death today". The Daily Star. 28 December 2013.
- "একুশে পদকপ্রাপ্ত সুধীবৃন্দ" [Ekushey Padak winners list] (in Bengali). Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
- "Those who passed on…". The Daily Star. 2012-01-01. Retrieved 2017-11-23.
- Shamim Ahsan (31 October 2003). "An Unpretentious Writer". The Daily Star. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
- Hashmi, Alamgir (2005). "Khan, Razia (1935-)". In Benson, Eugene; Conolly, L. W. (eds.). Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Literatures in English. London: Routledge – via Credo Reference.
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