Sharjah has gone beyond the canons to highlight the presence of women writers in Arab, Italian and International literature in a riveting discussion the emirate hosted as part of the ‘Sharjah Guest of Honour’ programme at the Turin International Book Fair (TIBF 2019).
Her best TV dramas include Dhoop Kinary, Ankhai, Tanhaiyan, Ahat, Ansoo and many more. The cause of her death was not immediately announced. Twitter was instantly flooded with an outpouring of grief at her death.
“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why,” said the American writer Mark Twain. “Why” here refers to finding out one’s life purpose or passion.
Demonstrators demanded the scrapping of Bangladesh’s hardline Digital Security Act (DSA) under which Ahmed was imprisoned. The law has been used to crack down on dissent since it was enacted in 2018.
Avinash Bhaduri, a brilliant writer and a warm human being and an incredible host, has been fighting poor health and a poorer life.
The cause: drugs.
A millennial who has targeted the Philippine presidency at age 55 believes the 1980s to 1990s-born would have their feet on solid ground — despite the easy life they are enjoying because of booming technology — if and when they are helped to look back to the past and fully comprehend what was.
An “accidental writer” believes the love for reading would make one treasure the craft of writing. She also believes that the love for writing entails a huge responsibility. That “accidental writer” is Dubai resident Danabelle Gutierrez who prefers to be called a writer more than a poet. “When you say poet, somebody has to call you that because I believe that is earned. I believe I am a writer.”
Australia on Monday criticised the treatment of a Chinese-born Australian writer detained by Beijing for almost a year and called for more details on his case, raising the prospect of renewed
Much admired and widely-read author Ruskin Bond, 85, believes that it's from a love of reading that a writer comes to a love of writing, and penning a book does not always translate to the author becoming immortal.