Eminent Bangladeshi writer Selina Hossain has been selected for the Muktadhara/GFB Literary Award for her outstanding contribution to Bengali literature.
The award will be officially handed over to her on the last day of ‘New York Bangla Book Fair’ on September 27.The decision to give Selina Hossain the award was taken unanimously at a meeting of the Muktadhara Nirbahi Parishad in New York.
Beside, the 10-day 'New York Bangla Book Fair' started on September 18 at the initiative of Muktadhara Foundation.
Earlier, the following individuals have so far been honored with this unique recognition:
2016 – Nirmalendu Goon, Poet
2017 – Shamsuzzaman Khan, Writer, Folklore Expert
2018 – Abdullah Abu Sayeed, Writer, Educationist and Chairman, Bishwa Shahitya Kendra2019 – Dilara Hashem, Novelist