Numair Atif Choudhury

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Razia Sultana Khan (Independent University Bangladesh)

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 …

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Citation: Sultana Khan, Razia. "Numair Atif Choudhury". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 16 September 2020 [, accessed 06 February 2023.]

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