Back to Events of Week No. 33: Monday 15th August 2022 to Sunday 21st August 2022


04:15 PM

Meet The Author: Reading and Discussion with Shaheen Akhtar

Shaheen Akhtar is a notable Bangladeshi writer who won the “Prothom Alo Best Book Award“ in 2004 for her novel Talaash, which was translated by Ella Dutta into English as The Search and published by Zubaan in 2011. For her literary contributions, Shaheen Akthar has received the prestigious “Bangla Academy Award” (2015). In 2020 she won the 3rd Asian Literature Award. She writes both novels and short stories. Shaheen Akthar’s works have been translated into English, German, and Korean.

Shaheen Akhtar will be present for a reading from her works and a discussion that will include aspects of translation of novels and short story from Bangla into English and German.


Gebäude 4010


Voßstraße 2

69115 Heidelberg

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