Numair Atif Choudhury (1231 words)

Razia Sultana Khan (Independent University Bangladesh)
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Numair Atif Choudhury (1974-2018), fiction-writer and poet, is best known for his debut novel Babu Bangladesh!, published posthumously in 2019. He was born in Dhaka on 4 November 1974 to Nizam Choudhury, an airline pilot, and Lubna Choudhury, a literature teacher. In 1983 Lubna Choudhury founded Bangladesh International Tutorial (BIT), which is now one of the top private schools in Bangladesh, offering O and A Levels. Choudhury got his primary and secondary education from this school.

After completing his A Levels, Choudhury enrolled in the Creative Writing Program at Oberlin College, Ohio, from which he graduated in 1997 with a Minor in International Relations. He was one of the first Bangladeshis to enroll in a Creative …

Citation: Sultana Khan, Razia. "Numair Atif Choudhury". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 16 September 2020 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=14651, accessed 22 October 2020.]

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