by Dilruba Ahmed
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The poems in Dhaka Dust range across Europe, America and Bangladesh, and resonate with the voices of villagers as well as travelers. Dhaka Dust won the Bakeless Prize for Poetry in 2010.
April 28, 2013 For National Poetry Month, Bangladeshi-American poet Dilruba Ahmed talks about how her heritage and her experience of being an outsider in small rural towns pushed her toward writing poetry.
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