• A Critical Review of Dilruba Z. Ara’s Stories by Prof. Claes-Göran Holmberg, published in Daily Star, Dhaka – August 12, 2013




  • Detached Belonging is added to students’ website / English Department/ Södertörn University/ Stockholm/ Sweden. January – 2013


  • La Lista de Ofensas” (Spanish version of A List of Offences) added to Law Faculty’s home page. Ecuador University.  November – 2012, South America.(Source: http://blogs.udla.edu.ec/lecturasestudiantesderecho/?s=La+lista+de+offences


  • A List of Offences has been selected as one of the subjects for masters thesis topic by the department of English / Stockholm, Södertörn University – College. August -2012


  • The Mosque-Yard is republished in Democratic World Magazine India. May 2012


  • Electronic version of A List of Offences is published on Kindle. April, 2012


  • A List of Offences is chosen to be a part of translation project at Sharjah University/ UAE,  2011


  • SMS (poem) published in Kirtya  a journal of poetry/India 2011


  • Guest lecturer at  World Literature Course, Lund University, February /2011/ Lund/ Sweden


  • ·   The Theft and The Frame (included as course material at Lund University masters   course) 2011


  • ·    The Voice of a Cow (short story) Published in Asia Writes/ India 2010.


  • Fan Letter from NewYork  Literary Agent Nat Sobel. July 28, 09. He’d read  Detached Belonging in Chattahoochee Review


  • A List of Offences hits the top ten parade in Uruguay together with Kite Runner and Thousand Splendid Suns. February/2009

Source: Editorial  Océano del Uruguay/ Uruguay February/ 2009


  • Guest lecturer at   World Literature Course, Lund University

February /2010/ Lund/ Sweden


  •      The Mosque-Yard Imam, Light and War Child included as course material at Lund University. Comparative literature/ Masters Course


  • Dilruba attended International Book Fair in Salonica to promote Greek version of A List of Offences. 29 May – 1 June /2008 /Salonica/Greece



  • The Mosque-Yard Imam Published in The Shipwrights Review/ Malmö University.2008


  •     Detached Belonging (short story) Republished in Chattahoochee Review/ USA. 2008


  •       Affection(short story) published in Drunken Boat/ USA, 2008


  •       Chaired World Literature Day at Staffanstorp library

23 April / 2007/ Staffanstorp/ Sweden


  • Chief guest on International Mother Language day at GSC head office.

21 February 2007, London/ UK


  • Chief guest at the Literary Salon – Conference on Post colonial Literature,

Södertörn, University – College. Extract from A List of Offences is read aloud

and discussed in an open penal.  27-30 April 2007/ Stockholm/Sweden


  • Translation work:  Selected Short Stories of Shahed Ali: Published by UPL, 2006


  •        Detached Belonging (short story) anthologised in  ‘From the Delta’,

Dhaka 2005/    Dhaka Bangladesh





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