Hossainis one of the most important women writers of Bangladesh.
works are a moving account of the contemporary social and political crises and
conflicts as well as the recurrent cycles of the life of the struggling masses.
She visited the United States recently. In this interview, she talks about her
intention to write about the struggle and dreams of Bangladeshi immigrants
living in the United States and other countries.
Quite a few of her novels have
been translated into French, Russian and English. Hossain is the winner of
Bangla Academy award, 1980 and Alaol Purashkar, 1981 among many others.