Poet Shaheed Quadri is an
important name in Bangla literature since the sixties. He has been living in
the United States for more than 25 years now.
Atiqul Alam, a young film maker,
is working on a full length documentary on the poet’s work. This exclusive
interview with Atiqul Alam gives a rare glimpse into Shaheed Quadri’s complex
Even though Shaheed Quadri published only three collections of poetry so far, his
unique tone, alliteration, images and the use of simile set him apart from other contemporary poets.