Nuzhat Amin Mannan’s poetry got a nod from Afsan Chowdhury in his article on Bangladeshi writers writing in English, written for Himal, published in the late ’90s from Nepal. Her poems have periodically appeared in different journals, magazines, and literary pages in Dhaka. She brought out her own collection of poems, Rhodedondron Lane in 2004. The book, not on sale anymore has mostly been read by friends and well wishers. Her collection has forty poems written between 1995 and 2004. It has been noticed by Kaiser Haq in The Daily Star ( and Syed Badrul Ahsan in the New Age (


Nuzhat Mannan has also been writing short stories that appear in different publications. Among them ‘Wardrobe’ appeared in Galpa (Saki, London). ‘Transformation’ (Six Seasons, Dhaka) received a good review from Ziaul Karim (The Daily Star)


Nuzhat Amin Mannan wrote her Ph.D dissertation on Jean Rhys’s Fiction. She has divided her time from 1990 between teaching Literature at the Department of English, University of Dhaka and living abroad in London, Muscat, New York and Beijing. She edits Paribrajok a web magazine on literature and travel (



Rhododendron Lane, Mother Printers.



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