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Shabnam Nadiya

Translator, Bengali
Shabnam Nadiya is a Bangladeshi writer and translator who has settled in California. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, her work has been published in  Flash Fiction International  (W. W. Norton), One World  (New Internationalist), Al Jazeera Online, Pank, Amazon’s  Day One,  Chicago Quarterly Review,  Without Borders, and  Gulf Coast. She translated Moinul Ahsan Saber’s novel  The Mercenary  (Seagull Books, 2018) and Shaheen Akhtar's novel Beloved Rongomala (Bengal Lights Books, 2018; Seagull Books, forthcoming). She was named a Steinbeck Fellow for the 2019-20 academic year.