- By Edward Clifford
Hamid's wife has been in the hospital for two days.
At the Gynae ward of the Medical College. No indication for delivery yet. At times she feels a little pain—not so severe, though.
If asked, the nurse says that the doctor will wait a day more, otherwiseshe'll need an operation.
—from"The Color of Death" by Selina Hossain, Translated by Mohammad Shafiqul Islam, Volume 61, Issue 3 (Fall 2020)
Tell us about one of the first pieces you translated.
I embarked on literary translation during the early years of 2000s, although translation literature and the practice of translation had fascinated me when I was a graduate student in English literature at the university. During those days, I...