Shazia Omar

Shazia Omar is a Bangladeshi novelist. Her debut novel, Like a Diamond in the Sky, was published by Penguin India and Zubaan in 2009. She studied at Dartmouth College and the London School of Economics. She currently lives in Bangladesh.


Portrait of Another Woman

Portrait of Another Woman

It was the portrait of a woman in a forest, looking over her shoulders, contempt in her hazel eyes. The forest didn’t look tropical; the leaves ablaze with Western autumn.

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