Jackie Kabir

Jackie Kabir is a writer and translator from Bangladesh. She was born in Sylhet in 1971. Many of her fictions and nonfictions have been anthologized both in home  and abroad. Among them are Contemporary Short Stories from Bangladesh by Writers Ink, Fugitive Colours: short stories by Selina Hossain. A Dawn of Waning moon, Lilies, Lanterns, Lullabies. A Temporary Sojourn and other Stories, Spiders and Other Stories. Ninth Edge. Some research papers have been published in Indian Booker Prize Winners: A critical study of their work; Kiren Desai: A critical response to her work, published by Atlantic Publishers, New Delhi, India. Jackie Kabir also contributed to the translation of Kazi Nazrul Islam’s ‘BadhonHara’ as Unfettered; Stories from the Edge published by Bengal Foundation. Her collection of short stories came out as Silent Noise in 2017. She has also translated Selina Hossain’s River of my Blood  by Rupa Publishers. She is the co translator of Charcoal Portrait by Selina Hossain. The book was published from Palimpest, New Delhi in 2019.