Welcome to SyedHaq.com, the official website and online archive for late Bangladeshi poet, playwright and novelist Syed Shamsul Haq. This website is a work-in-progress maintained by the author’s estate for the benefit of readers and includes the latest news and information regarding Syed Haq’s works.
A heartfelt dedication from the poet to wife Anwara Syed Haq on his deathbed in 2016. The dedication is for his final book of poems written from his bedside.
Syed Haq’s translation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet is now available from Anyaprakash. Written in the last few months of the author’s life and completed within the space of just two weeks, the translation was initially called “Amar Hamlet” (My Hamlet) due to Syed Haq rearranging certain sequences according to his preference. He subsequently renamed the play to just “Hamlet”, reverting to the original title prior to publication. The play is currently being produced by Nagorik Theatre under the direction of Ataur Rahman.