Publications


Publications in the last year

 


Fiction

Memory Alone, a novel (in progress)
10. “Jewel the Clown,” Dress: a Vogue India Anthology, HarperCollins India, forthcoming December 2017
9. “This Afternoon Alone,” Six Seasons Review, fourth issue, April 2016
8. “The Wrong Room,” Six Seasons Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, June 2015
7. “Dagger and Shield,” Guernica and PEN America Center, May 20, 2014
6. “The Driver,” Bengal Lights, Spring 2014
5. “Crash and Burn,” Venus Flytrap, edited by Rosalyn D’Mello, Zubaan Books, August 2012
4. “The Maneater,” winner of the Desi Writers Lounge Short Story Contest 2012
3. “Jewel and the Boy,” Close, Too Close: The Tranquebar Book of Queer Erotica, edited by Meenu and Shruti, Westland Limited, May 2012
2. “Walking,” Hot Metal Bridge, the “End of the Day” Issue, Fall 2011
1. “Memory Alone,” (first three chapters) Sententia, the Pitch Issue, August 2011

Other Fiction
6. “Hourglasses,” (short story) Gaysi Zine, Issue 5, January 25, 2017
5. “Hourglasses,” (excerpt, short story) BLink, January 24, 2015
4. “F is for Fire,” (short story) Alchemy: The Second Tranquebar Book of Erotic Short Stories, edited by Sheba Karim, Westland Limited, November 2012
3. “The Businessman,” (short short) The Farallon Review, March 2008
2. “Thirst,” (short story) XConnect, Issue 25, 2006
1. “Sleeping with Salinger,” (short story) Nerve.com, April 2006

 


Nonfiction (personal essays, interviews, travelogues, and 1 research paper)

34. “The Page 99 Test,” (blog post), Campaign for the American Reader, October 16, 2017
33. “On Becoming a Woman,” (podcast interview) Sample Space, September 10, 2017
32. “Tell the Truth Sooner,” (interview) by Piyali Bhattacharya, The Margins, AAWW, August 10, 2017
32. “Taking All Kinds,” (personal essay), Elle Magazine, June 30, 2017
31. “The Next Generation,” (podcast reading), Sample Space, Season 2, Episode 2, May 17, 2017
30. “Photos and Poetry,” (personal essay) Mint Lounge, January 29, 2016
29. “The Brooklyn Book Festival 2015 Roundup,” (essay) The Aerogram, September 21, 2015
28. “A Masterpiece Remastered,” (essay) The Daily Star, Literature Section, June 27, 2015
27. “Escape in New York,” (photo series+interview) Tupelo Magazine, February 15, 2015
26. “Iceland Days: A Blog Series,” (travel essays) terrain.org, November-December 2014
25. “Meeting of the Minds,” (Hay Festival 2014 Authors Roundup) The Daily Star, November 18, 2014
24. “Book Launch of The Lovers and the Leavers in Bangladesh,” (press release) Dhaka Tribune, November 15, 2014
23. “Filtering through it all,” (personal essay) The Daily Star Saturday Literary Review, November 15, 2014
22. “New Books at Hay: Abeer Hoque and Javed Akhtar,” (interview) The Dhaka Tribune, November 2, 2014
21. “Interview: Abeer Hoque,” (interview) Nowhere Magazine, September 2014
20. “Recollections by Mrs. Meherunessa Islam,” (personal essay) Dhaka Tribune, August 23, 2014
19. “Interview with Munem Wasif,” (interview) The Margins (AAWW), May 14, 2014
18. “Introduction to the Long Way Home,” (personal essay) The Aerogram, April 2013
17. “Alone in Bhutan,” (travel essay) Switchback, Issue 14, Volume 7, December 2011
16. “Eight Days in Rio,” (travel essay) India Today, May 2011
15. “Interview with EF Authors,” (personal essay) First City Delhi, November 2009
14. “On erotica and pseudonyms,” (personal essay) Femina India, November 18, 2009
13. “Confessions,” (personal essay) Electric Feather: The Tranquebar Book of Erotic Stories, edited by Ruchir Joshi, Westland Limited, September 2009
12. “Trekking to Machu Picchu,” (travel essay) Outlook Traveller, July 2008
11. “Letter from Delhi,” (travel essay) The Daily Star, September 8, 2007
10. “Harry Potter and the Denizens of Dhaka,” (personal essay) New American Media, July 23, 2007
9. “La Belle France,” (travel essay) Slate Magazine, Bangladesh, May 2007
8. “Viet Nam,” (travel essay) Slate Magazine, Bangladesh, December 2006
7. “Usted Esta Aqui,” (travel essay) Slate Magazine, Bangladesh, April 2007
6. “Three Dawns Rising,” (travel essay) Slate Magazine, Bangladesh, February 2007
5. “Notes on Dublin,” (travel essay) The Daily Star, May 27, 2006
4. “Red Light Special,” (travel essay) Slate Magazine, Bangladesh, May 2006
3. “Secret Places,” (travel essay) Slate Magazine, Bangladesh, March 2006
2. “Swing State,”(personal essay) SomaLit, March 2005. Podcast on Writers Block on KQED, November 23, 2005
1. “An Information Search Cost Perspective for Designing Interfaces for Electronic Commerce,” (research paper) by Hoque, Abeer Y. and Gerald L. Lohse, Journal of Marketing Research, 36(3), 387-394. 1999

 


Book Reviews and Recommendations

23. “The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead,” (book review), Your Impossible Voice, December 1, 2017
22. “Writers Read,” (blog post), Campaign for the American Reader, October 18, 2017
21. “Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders,” (book review) Your Impossible Voice, October 6, 2017
20. “That Thing We Call a Heart, by Sheba Karim,” (book review) The Aerogram, September 27, 2017
19. “Home Fire, by Kamila Shamsie,” (book review) The Aerogram, September 9, 2017
18. “Exit West, by Mohsin Hamid,” (book review) Your Impossible Voice, September 8, 2017
17. “The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, by Arundhati Roy,” (book review) The Aerogram, August 29, 2017
16. “The Leavers, by Lisa Ko,” (book review) Your Impossible Voice, August 2, 2017
15. “10 Books About the Immigrant Experience,” (book recommendations) Publishers Weekly, February 17, 2017
14. “The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing, by Mira Jacob,” (book review) Your Impossible Voice, January 18, 2017
13. “Good Girls Marry Doctors, edited by Piyali Bhattacharya,” (book review) The Rumpus, November 10, 2016
12. “The Fishermen, by Chijioke Obioma,” (book review) Your Impossible Voice, August 28, 2016
11.”Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution, by Mona Eltahawy,” (book review) Your Impossible Voice, April 3, 2016
10. “The Book Report,” (book recommendations) PEN America, March 21, 2016
9. “Drawing Blood by Molly Crabapple,” (book review) Your Impossible Voice, February 18, 2016
8. “Ghana Must Go by Taye Selasi,” (book review) Your Impossible Voice, November 24, 2015
7. “Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel by Anya Ulinich,” (book review) Your Impossible Voice, November 16, 2015
6. “Inspired by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie,” (book recommendations) Daily Star Literature, May 30, 2015
5. “Don’t Let Him Know by Sandip Roy,” (book review) Your Impossible Voice, March 12, 2015
4. “Book Review and Interview with Tarfia Faizullah,” (book review+interview) The Margins (AAWW), May 28, 2014
3. “Interview with Munem Wasif,” (interview) The Margins (AAWW), May 14, 2014
2. “Skunk Girl,” (book review) Hyphen Magazine, August 2009
1. “Experiencing Kaiser Haq’s Poetry,” (book review) The Daily Star, April 28, 2007

 


Poetry

24. “City of Queens” and “The Keyhole Cliffs” (2 poems) Newtown Literary Journal, Issue 11, December 2017
23. “The Dog Is Sleeping,” (poem+photos) Joao Roque Literary Journal, November 2017
22. “Yellow Door, Dhaka at Dusk, Taking All Kinds,” (3 poetry videos) Terrain.org, August 3, 2017
21. “Garden,” (3 video poems) Scroll.in, October 9, 2016
20. “Arteries,” (poem+photograph) 91st Meridian, Summer 2016, Vol. 9, No. 1
17-19. “Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar,” “Iridescence,” and “San Pedro Trip,” (3 poems) World English Poetry edited by Sudeep Sen, Bengal Publications, November 2015
16. “Love Letter,” (video poem) The Aerogram, August 7, 2015
15. “I have stolen everything,” (video poem) The Aerogram, November 11, 2014
14. “The Passage,” (photo+poem) Nowhere Magazine, August 2014
13. “The Python,” (poem) Dhaka Tribune, Arts and Letters, Volume 2, Issue 7, July 2014
12. “Burn This Letter,” (poem+photograph) Love Inshallah, June 24, 2013
11. “Crush,” (poem+photograph) The Missing Slate, February 2013
10. “I heard the bon morog this morning,” The Daily Star, March 15, 2008
9. “The Freedom Fighter,” The Daily Star, January 12, 2008
8. “Missing,” The Daily Star, October 14, 2006
7. “Is this what it’s like,” DesiLit, Summer 2006
6. “Here I Love You, Dhaka,” Slate Magazine, Bangladesh, February 2006
5. “Lokhi Meye,” (poem and photograph) Ego Mag, July 2007
4. “Coma,” The Daily Star, November 25, 2006
3. “Rhetoric,” The Daily Star, August 27, 2005
2. “Circuit Breaker,” The Daily Star, June 25, 2005
1. “Dhaka at Dusk,” Pittsburgh Post Gazette, July 24, 2004