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Rahman Henry

Dhaka, Bangladesh


Towards the closing decade of the twentieth Century, a group of young and energetic poets made their debut in Bangladesh with multicolored dreams, having diversified flames of realization, thought and also multifarious presentations. Amongst them, Rahman ­Henry (B. 14 January 1970, Natore, Bangladesh.) stands as a most notable, popular, renounced and oft-uttered name.

Henry has so far written and published 12 books of poetry including ‘The Best Poems’. He has an important contribution to new poetry inclusive of its postmodern trends. His works are well-known and well received by readers, critics and his fellow poets. He is also the editor of a poetry journal (Little Magazine) POET TREE, being published from Dhaka since 2008. It has already drawn attention of poets and poetry readers across the Bengali speaking world. The magazine, POET TREE, was first published marking the100th birth anniversary of great Bengali poet and critic Buddhadev Basu.

Poet, critic and editor Rahman Henry achieved "Shabdaguchha Post Modern Poetry Award, 2009" for his extraordinary contribution to contemporary postmodern poetry. He received Karubhash Sammanona (2008), Mukti Path Chakra Sammanona (2008) and Oxford International School "Ekushey Sammanona"(2009) as recognition of his contribution to Bengali poetry and literary criticism.

His notable poetry books include Prokrito Saros Urey Jae (2000); Circussmukhorito Graam (2001, reprinted 2004); Geetaunarya (2001) , Aundhokarbela (2004); Khunjhara Nodi (2005); Gotrobhumikaheen (2008); Traansundaree (2009), Shrestho Kabita (2008), Dukkho O Aro kichu Ananda(2011) etc.

Interests: Poetry

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • Banvojaner moto Ondhokar
  • Khunjhara Nodi
  • Dukkha O Aro kichu Ananda
  • Bishader Chandraban
  • Gotrabhumikaheen
  • Prokrito Saros Urey Jae
  • Shrestha Kabita
  • Circusmukhoritogram
  • Traansundaree