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Mahmud Rahman

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Mahmud Rahman

Mahmud Rahman is a writer and translator living in the San Francisco Bay Area. His first book Killing the Water, a collection of short stories, was published in 2010 by Penguin Books India. His second book Black Ice, a translation of Bangladeshi writer Mahmudul Haque’s Kalo Borof, was published in 2012 by HarperCollins India. 
 
 

 

Articles by Mahmud Rahman

From the Translator: From অপেক্ষা (Opekkha) to Waiting
By Mahmud Rahman
When I was sixteen, I joined a flood-relief expedition organized by the Red Cross. In the north of what was then East Pakistan, the Jamuna – the local name for the Brahmaputra river – had…
Waiting
By Ahmad Mostofa Kamal
1 Everyone was waiting for a miracle. This time they would see how powerful the Padma really was. Year after year they have witnessed the erosion by the river. Nothing had been spared; the Padma took…
Translated from Bengali by Mahmud Rahman
A Feast for Readers: Eid Specials in Bangladesh
By Mahmud Rahman
The last morning of September, I learn that the Daily Star’s Eid Literature Special has come out. It includes a personal essay from me, so I head out for a nearby newspaper vendor.He’s at…
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