Anwara Syed Haq
Anwara Syed Haq is a significant writer of Bangla Literature. She was born 1940 in the town of Jessore. Her publications consist of twenty-five novels, five books of poetry, ten collections of short stories, eight collections of essays, three autobiography volumes, two collections of travel writing, and forty fictional stories for young readers. Being a renowned psychiatrist by profession she has been praised for using her knowledge of human psychology beautifully in her writings. Many of her novels are set in Dhaka and London where she spent much of her time. For her contribution to literature she has received a handful of awards including the prestigious Bangla Academy Award in 2010.