Ahmede Hussain

Ahmede Hussain (born 16 July 1978) is a Bangladeshi writer. His ancestors hail from the former Portuguese enclave of Patherghata, Chittagong in Bangladesh. He was the Literary Editor of The Daily Star (Bangladesh). He edited The New Anthem: The Subcontinent in its Own Words, an anthology of fiction from the Indian subcontinent. The book has been greeted with acclaim: "The richness is all, both in terms of the writers brought together and in the quality of the tales that come to you one after the other."[1]

Ahmede Hussain
Born (1978-07-16) July 16, 1978 (age 42)

As of May 2019, he is working on his first novel. He is also a senior journalist. He was in charge of The Daily Star (Bangladesh)'s weekly supplement The Star (Bangladesh) for a long time. He is also a popular English literature and language teacher in Dhaka. He teaches students from Maple Leaf International School, Dhanmondi Tutorial, Sunbeams, Willes Little Flower School and many other schools.


  • Hussain, Ahmede, ed. (2009). The New Anthem: The Subcontinent in its Own Words. Chennai, India: Tranquebar Press. ISBN 978-9380032450.
  • Blues for Allah, Published from Monash University
  • The Journal of Contemporary Literature, an Indian journal, has published Ahmede Hussain and Tabish Khair's conversations on literature, politics and the world today in its Volume 1, No 1 issue.


  1. ^ "Making Sense of Literary Realities". Star Weekend. The Daily Star. 23 October 2009.