A three-week long Creative Writing Certificate Course, organized by the Department of English and Humanities, has begun from July 6, 2018. With 10 participants, the intensive sessions are being held on both Fridays and Saturdays at ULAB.
The program is designed to inspire budding writers who will be guided by distinguished members of the local and international writers’ community such as Dr. Kaiser Haq, Dr. Syed Manzoorul Islam, Dr. Niaz Zaman, Dr. Fakrul Alam, Dr. Razia Sultana Khan, Dr. Azfar Hussain, Dr. Shamsad Mortuza, Aasha Mehreen Amin, Nausheen Eusuf, Dr. Sohana Manzoor, and Arifa Ghani Rahman.
Course session topics include poetry, creative nonfiction, journalistic writing, short fiction, translations, editing, and publishing.
DEH plans to publish selected works from the course participants in an anthology, and also organize a conference on creativity.
The course ends on July 21, 2018 with readings by the participants.