Ankur Prakashani started its journey in the year 1984 as a publisher of books on various topics. Now Ankur has established itself as one of the leading publishers in Bangladesh. Particular focus areas are books on social development issues, women liberalization, health, fiction and nonfiction, as well as children’s and youth literature.
Ankur arranges co-publications with renowned foreign publishers: Tulika (India), South Asia Publication (India), UBSPD (India), and Impart (U.K). Ankur publishes Bengali versions of quality bestselling books and also imports and exports books and journals on a wide range of subjects.
Ankur publishes books of renowned national and international authors like: Dr. Sirajul Islam Chowdhury, Dr. Kamal Hossain Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury, Humayun Ahmed, Taslima Nasrin, Syed Shamsul Haque, Dr. Ali Riaz, Dr. Hasanuzzaman, Dr. Ali Manwar, Dr. Fazlul Alam, Mohiuddin Ahmed, Dr. Heide Richter, Shorodindu Shekhar Chakma, Sunil Gangapadhyay, Astrid Lindgren, J.K. Rowling, Hillary Rodham Clinton.