Dr Mohammad Shafiqul Islam (ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9880-4645) is Professor in the Department of English, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh. His research interests encompass, but are not restricted to, Postcolonialism, World Literature, Translation Studies, and South Asian Literature. Other than scholarly work in literature, he is committed to creative writing, poetry, and literary translation. Dr Islam is the author of two poetry collections, most recently Inner State, and the translator of three books, including Humayun Ahmed: Selected Short Stories and Aphorisms of Humayun Azad. His research articles, poetry, and translation have appeared in Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Critical Survey, Journal of World Literature, South Asian Review, English, Journal of Global Postcolonial Studies, Asia Pacific Translation and Intercultural Studies, Massachusetts Review, The NEHU Journal, Poem: International English Language Quarterly, Crossings: A Journal of English Studies, Dibur Literary Journal, Lunch Ticket, Stag Hill Literary Journal, and elsewhere. His work has been anthologised in a number of books, including The Book of Dhaka: A City in Short Fiction (UK), Of the Nation Born (India), Poems from the SAARC Region (Sri Lanka), Kazi Nazrul Islam: Selections (Bangladesh), and Monsoon Letters: Collection of Poems (Bangladesh). He has also presented a good number of papers in international conferences and participated in workshops on literary translation and creative writing at home and abroad, including the ones organized by University of East Anglia, UK, and San Pellegrino University, Italy. He has also recently presented a paper on Translating Women at the University of London, UK. Poetry editor of Reckoning, a US literary journal, Dr Islam is currently at work on his third collection of poetry and a few translation projects, including The Letters of Kazi Nazrul Islam and The Afternoon of the Seventh of March. He may be communicated at email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or mobile phone: +8801712282136.