Nazmun Nesa Peyari

Nazmun Nesa Peyari is a Bangladeshi writer and journalist.[1] In recognition of her contribution in language and literature, the government of Bangladesh awarded her the country's second highest civilian award Ekushey Padak in 2020.[2]

Nazmun Nesa Peyari
Native name
নাজমুন নেসা পিয়ারি
DiedDhaka, Bangladesh

Early lifeEdit

Piari holds a master's degree in biochemistry from Dhaka University.  completing her education, joined the Siddheswari college as a teacher. Later she taught at Eden Women's College for some time. He started writing regularly in newspapers from 1980[3]


Piari joined DW Bengali division in 1976 as a journalist.  After working in the Bengali department for three years, he also worked in the German and English departments. In 1990, he became the first foreigner to join DW as editor of marketing and public relations. After working in this department in 2003, he moved to Berlin. In 2005, his first translated book, Piano Teacher, was published. It was originally written by Alfred Jellinek. As of November 2019, he has translated four books.[4]


  1. ^ "Nazmun Nesa Peyari". BBC. Retrieved 5 February 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "20 individuals, one organisation to receive Ekushey Padak 2020". The Daily Star. 5 February 2020. Retrieved 5 February 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "তোমাকে অভিবাদন হে প্রিয়তমা | বাংলাদেশ প্রতিদিন". Bangladesh Pratidin. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  4. ^ "সৈয়দ ওয়ালীউল্লাহ্ সাহিত্য পুরস্কার পেলেন শামীম আজাদ ও নাসমুন নেসা পিয়ারি | প্রবাস | The Daily Ittefaq". Retrieved 2020-06-09.