Creative Writing Course at ULAB

06 Mar 2018, 13:38

NTV Online

The Department of English and Humanities at ULAB wrapped up a six-week long Creative Writing Certificate Course, the first of its kind in the country.

Focused on different genres and editing, the workshop based Course was facilitated by renowned writers and literary figures of the country.  The workshop targeted creating talents that require nurturing and proper environment along with the right kind of feedback.

Dr. Kazi Anis Ahmed inaugurated the workshop with an Introduction on Creative Writing, and the others followed. The course was launched amidst much expectations and enthusiasm on January 26, 2018. Among the facilitators, there were Dr. Syed Manzoorul Islam, the winner of this year’s Ehushey Padak, acclaimed poet Dr. Kaiser Haq, writer and translator Dr. Fakrul Alam and the English Department Head Dr. Shamsad Mortuza. Razia Sultana Khan, Khademul Islam, and Syed Badrul Ahsan shared their expertise with the participants. Two faculty members of DEH, namely, Dr. Sohana Manzoor and Rubaiyat Kabir also facilitated in the program. On March 2, Prof. Niaz Zaman and Arifa Ghani Rahman concluded the workshop with separated sessions on Editing and publishing.

In a short ceremony on the last day, Dr. Kaiser Haq, the Dean of Arts and Humanities at ULAB, awarded certificates to the participants who successfully completed the course.