Soaib Gibran is known for his creative writings and research works both in the fields of literature and education. He was born in 1971 at Moulavibazar, Bangladesh.
He has earned his degrees and training from Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka University, Asian University of Bangladesh and Sukhthai Thammathairat Open University, Bangkok, Thailand. He was a student of Bengali Literature; then he studied Pedagogy. His doctoral thesis focused on the prose style of Kamolkumar Majumder- a legendary novelist of Bangla literature.
Soaib’s first book Kath Cherier Shabdo (Sound of Slicing Wood) published from Bangla Academy in 1996. His other books are also published from the same institution and other renowned publishers. Recently he has edited 9-volume collections titled Education Thoughts of Bengal (Bangalir Sikhshachinta) published from World Literature Centre, Dhaka under a project.
In the 90s Soaib edited a literary little magazine named Shabdopath (Reading Words); now he is editing an educational journal Shikhshachinta (Education Thoughts). His other published books include Dukkha Chepe Thisse Press (Press is Printing Sorrow), a book of verse, published in 2003; Kamolkumar Mojumder -The Craft of Novel Writing (2009); Pedagogy of Bangla (Co-Author), 2008; Educational Communication & Technology (Co-Author), 2001; Higher Education Management, (2001); Hundred Years of Bengal Education : From Rammohan to Nazrul (2009).
Soaib is a member of different institutions and professional bodies, such as Asiatic Society, Bangla Academy, Bangladesh Writers Club, Bangladesh Historical Association, International society of Bengal Studies etc.
Soaib has been awarded the Muktadhara Ekushey Shahytta Puraskar (Muktadhara Ekushey Literary Award) for his literary works.
He is now working as an Assistant Professor at the School of Education, Bangladesh Open University, Gazipur, Bangladesh. Soaib is married and father of two children.
Interests: Poem, Novel,Non-fiction prose etc.
Published writer: Yes