Writers and publishers are hustling and bustling to prepare for the upcoming national book fair ‘Amar Ekushe Boimela 2020’.
Naushad Jamil is a well-known writer and a young prominent poet of our time. His ‘Prarthonar Moto Eka’ is a collection of poetry which is set to be published from Anyaprokash Publications during the upcoming book fair. Razib Datta has designed the cover page.
Naushad Jamil, born at Bhaluka in Mymensingh, grew up and received his primary and secondary education in the locality.
After that, he went to Dhaka State College and attended Jahangirnagar University for higher education. He received both of his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Government and Politics from the same university.
Although literature is his passion, he has chosen journalism as his career. Initially, he worked for The Daily Prothom Alo as a journalist. At present, he is working as a Senior Reporter of The Daily Kaler Kantho, a leading Bangla daily of the country.
His first poetry book, titled 'Teerthatol', was published in 2011 in Amar Ekushe Boimela from Oitijjhya Publications. His second poetry book 'Kofine Kathgolap' was also published in 2014 from same publications.
His third book 'Dheuyer Bhetor Dabanol' -- a collection of poems-- was published in 2016 from Anyaprokash. In 2017, Panjeree Publication published his travelogue named 'Lankapurir Dinratri'.
He also worked as the editor of the book 'Kohon Kotha: Salim Al Deen’s selected interview (joint) and the magazine 'Rudro Tomar Darun Deepti' (joint).
Naushad Jamil has received numerous awards and recognition for his works of literature and journalism. Among them, Kali O Kolom Young Poets and Writers Awards, Bishal Bangla Sahittya Award and Adam Recognition Award from Kolkata, West Bengal are notable ones. For investigative journalism, he also received UNESCO-Bangladesh Journalism Award and Moulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani Smriti Award.