Selina Hossain

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Selina Hossain
Selina Hossain (2).JPG
Native name সেলিনা হোসেন
Born (1947-06-14) 14 June 1947 (age 69)
Rajshahi, Bengal Presidency, British India
Nationality Bangladeshi
Education Masters
Alma mater Rajshahi University
Occupation Novelist, administrator
Parents
  • A K Mosharrof Hossain (father)
  • Mariumunnessa Bokul (mother)
Awards Bangla Academy Award (1980)
Ekushey Padak (2009)

Selina Hossain (born 14 June 1947) is a Bangladeshi novelist.[1][2] She received SAARC Literary Award in 2015 for her contribution to South Asian literature.[3] She is currently the Chairman of Bangladesh Shishu Academy.[4]

Education and career[edit]

Hossain earned MA degree in Bengali language and literature from Rajshahi University in 1968.[1]

Hossain is an editor. She founded Fareea Lara Foundation, which works to improve the lives of impoverished people of Bangladesh.

Awards[edit]

  • Dr. Muhammad Enamul Huq Gold Medal (1969)
  • Bangla Academy Award (1980)
  • Alaol Literary Award (1981)
  • Kamar Mushtari Memorial Prize (1987)
  • Philips Literary Prize (1994)
  • Alakta Literary Award (1994)
  • D.Litt from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata (2010)
  • Rabindra Smriti Puraskar by IIPM. New Delhi (2010)
  • Ekushey Padak (2009)
  • Surma Choudhury Memorial Award by IIPM New Delhi (2011)

Works[edit]

Selina Hossain with Sitakanta Mahapatra, Suman Pokhrel and other recipients of SAARC Literary Award - 2015

Novels[edit]

  • Josnay Surjyo Jala (1973)
  • Jalochchwas (1972)
  • Hangor Nodi Grenade (1976)
  • Magna Caitanye Shis (1979)
  • Japita Jiban (1981)
  • Podoshobdo (1982)
  • Neel Moyurer Joubon (1983)
  • Chand Bene (1984)
  • Poka Makorer Ghor Bosoti (1986)
  • Nirantar Ghantadhwani (1987)
  • Ksharan (1988)
  • Katatare Prajapati (1989)
  • Khun O Bhalobasa (1990)
  • Kalketu and Fullora (1992)
  • Bhalobasa Pritilata (1992)
  • Tanaparen (1994)
  • Gaayatree Sondhya (1996)
  • Dipanwita (1997)
  • Juddha (1998)
  • Lara (2000)
  • Kathkoilar Chhobi (2001)
  • Mohinir Biye (2002)
  • Anobic Andhar (2003)
  • Ghumkature Ishwar (2004)
  • Morger Neelpakhi (2005)
  • Opekkha (2007)
  • Deener Roshite Gitthu (2007)
  • Mati-O-Shosshyer Bunon (2007)
  • Purno Chobir Mognota (2008)
  • Vumi-O-Kushum (2010)
  • Jomuna Nodir Mushayra (2011)
  • Gachtir Chaya Nai (2012)
  • Sonali Dumur (2012)
  • Auguster Ekrat (2013)
  • Garila-O-Birongana (2014)
  • Dinkaler Kathkhor (2015)

Stories[edit]

  • Utso Theke Nirontor (1969)
  • Jolobotee Megher Batash (1975)
  • Khol Korotal (1982)
  • Porojonmo (1986)
  • Manushti (1993)
  • Motijaner Meyera (1995)
  • Onura Purnima (2008)
  • Sokhinar Chondrakola (2008)
  • Ekaler Pantaburi (2008)
  • Obelar Dinkhon (2009)
  • Narir Rupkotha (2009)
  • Nunpantar Goragori (2014)
  • Mrityur Nilpadma (2015)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "বিখ্যাত ব্যক্তিত্ব". বাংলাদেশ জাতীয় তথ্য বাতায়ন. Retrieved June 18, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Selina Hossain". The Library of Congress. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Selina Hossain wins Saarc Lit Award". The Daily Star. February 11, 2015. 
  4. ^ "চেয়ারম্যান : সেলিনা হোসেন" (in Bengali). shishuacademy.gov.bd. Retrieved 19 July 2016. 

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