Born: October 07 1983 in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Resides: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Quamrul Hassan is a poet, journalist, translator and sportswriter. An ex-cadet of Faujdarhat Cadet College, he studied at the Department of English, University of Dhaka. Quamrul is a familiar name in the international haiku scene. His books Spring Moon (2011) and Hyaku Haiku (2016) have been both popular and critically acclaimed. Spring Moon is the first book of English haiku penned by a Bangladeshi.
Spring Moon (2011); Hyaku Haiku, publ. Ananya, Dhaka, 2016.
"spring moon” – Honorable Mention: 9th World Haiku Festival, Bangalore 2008; “winter morning“ – Mainichi Daily News, 2009; “north wind“ – World Haiku Review, 2009; “blood bank“ – Honorable Mention: Croatian Institute of Blood Transfusion Haiku Contest 2016; “cricket fever“ – Naad Anunaad: An Anthology of Contemporary World Haiku, 2016; “pahela baishakh“* (Pahela Baishakh is the first day of the Bengali New Year) - Honorable Mention: Triveni, World Haiku Festival 2016, Pune.