Nahar Monica is a poet, short story writer and novelist. She was born and raised in the northern part of Bangladesh and has a sociology degree from the University of Dhaka and a master’s degree in science from the University of London. Her published books include Montho Kuup (2019 novel), Dokholer Dour (2019 short story collection), Bisharga Taan (2016 novel), PrishThaguli Neejer (2014 short story collection) and Chandpur e aamader borsha chhilo (2007 poetry collection). Monica’s focus on writing includes her native land, immigrant life in Canada, and their psycho-social aspects. For her, writing is freedom with no boundaries. Monica lives with her family in Montreal, Canada.