bengal lights books (blb) seeks to find expressions in fiction and in poetry, both from home and abroad, that will feel utterly fresh, urgent and relevant across borders. blb looks to also serve the need for publishing quality translations of bengali – and other languages too – into english, and therefore will work closely with the dhaka translation center being set up under the aegis of university of liberal arts, bangladesh (ulab). it will have partnerships with other such related enterprises abroad – beginning with ricochet and phoneme – that will not only help bangladeshi writers, in bangla or english, find a wider audience but also introduce lesser known but fascinating voices from abroad.

The Universityof Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.