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Quamrul Hassan

Quamrul Hassan, date unknown
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Quamrul Hassan (Bangla: কামরুল হাসান; born Mostafa Mohammad Quamrul Hassan, October 7, 1983, Dhaka, Bangladesh), Bangladeshi journalist, translator, and haiku poet. He attended Faujdarhat Cadet College and studied English at the University of Dhaka before working for the newspaper Prothom Alo. He founded a publishing house, Hassan’s, and Baghinee.com, a website for Bangladeshi sportswomen; Red and Green Review, an online literary magazine, was in the planning stages in late 2022. Hassan’s haiku in English have been published in Japan-based periodicals including The Asahi Haikuist Network, The Mainichi Daily News Haiku in English, Makoto, and the World Haiku Review as well as the American journal The Herons Nest, and have been anthologized in the Akita International Haiku Network’s World Haiku Series 2019 and Naad Anunaad: An Anthology of Contemporary World Haiku (2016). He has won recognition in haiku contests in Italy and Croatia and participated in several online kukai. Hassan has two collections to his credit, Spring Moon (2011) and Hyaku Haiku (2016). He resides in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Updated on January 28, 2023