An enigmatic poet, Jibanananda was born on 18th February, 1899 in Barishal, now in Bangladesh. He started late as a poet for his genre. His short creative life was cut even shorter in a fatal streetcar accident on an October evening in Calcutta.
Between 1925, when his first poem appeared, and 1954
Created by Todd Zuniga, Elizabeth Koch, and Dennis DiClaudio – the forces behind the phenomenal literary journal Opium –, Literary Death Match has posed more threats to the established ethos of literary readings since its founding in 2006 than perhaps any other reading series in the history of th