Faisal Tehrani appears to best reflect the new breed of Malay literary activists that the education minister is trying to bring to the fore.
Hussain Muhammad Ershad who was also a prolific poet died due to complications from old age in a Dhaka Hospital today.
From ‘5 cent’ lawyer to Nobel literature nominee, Cecil Rajendra talks about his early struggles in being a pro-bono lawyer to becoming a renowned poet.
They are shocked the writer, who was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature, was not invited for the George Town Literary Festival.
Best known for his collection of poems Les Fleurs du mal (The Flowers of Evil), Baudelaire was 24 at the time he wrote the letter to his mistress Jeanne Duval in June 1845.
Every year in Konya, Turkey, whirling dervishes commemorate the death of Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, and this has become a major tourist attraction.