PEN Atlas: Rifat Munim reports from Dhaka Literary Festival

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The arts editor of the Dhaka Tribune reports from the city’s thriving annual literary festival, where writers and translators came together for a special launch of the latest Comma Press ‘City in Fiction’ anthology – The Book of Dhaka.

Read this week’s PEN Atlas


Watch the full The Book of Dhaka panel at Dhaka Literary Festival here.

Find out more about The Book of Dhaka, published by Comma Press in the UK and by Bengal Lights Books in Bangladesh, on the World Bookshelf.

Read about PEN’s work with emerging translators around the world, including the 2014/15 Bangla translation project and the 2016/17 Swahili translation project both in partnership with Commonwealth Writers.

Catch up on the first English PEN/Commonwealth Writers translation workshop with emerging translators in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania – ‘Something lost, something gained’.

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