Mojaffor Hossain is a notable fiction writer of contemporary Bangla literature. Starting his career as a journalist and now working as translator in the Bangla Academy, Dhaka, he has published eight books packed with awe-inspiring short-stories, which, in the recent years, have attracted much acclaim from both general readers and literary critics. His signature style is using native realities as his settings, and giving them magic-realistic or surrealistic colours. He has been awarded several times for his short stories.
Kali O Kalam Sahitya Award 2020
Brac Bank-Samakal Sahitya Award 2021
Exim Bank-Anyadin Humayun Ahmed Literary Award 2018
Abul Hasan Literary Award 2019
Boishaki Television Award 2012
Arani Short Story Award 2011, and
NRB-Protibha Prakash Sahitya Award 2022