The Literature Times: Welcome to The Literature Times, author. Congratulations on the release of your book. What responses are you getting from your readers? Please share your experience with this book.
Mohammed Hamim : I am overjoyed to obtain your profound wish. ” Strength of their poems is the ability to keep you rolling through different emotions without giving a chance to take your eyes away from the book”, said one of the readers. No matter, surely, I am on the cloud nine to be a published author.Yes, sweating blood and a couple of years of struggles have precisely proved.
The Literature Times: What encourages you to become an Author?
Mohammed Hamim : Becoming an author has been my burning dream. Penning down various types of poetry by the reminiscence of my beloved father, indelible pain, misery of refugees life and being the most vulnerable person in the world encourage me to become an Author.
The Literature Times: What are your favorite topics of writing? Please tell us something about your interest areas in the literature.
Mohammed Hamim : As I am an acquisitive reader and inquisitive about writing poetry, my favourite topics of writing are the Pain, Love, Freedom, Peace, Equality, Humanity, Forlornness, Fantasy, Mysterious Nature and Education. Predominantly, “Pain” is the bosom friend as it keeps tickling my heart during this excruciating Refugee life. My interest areas in the literature are to be a painkiller of my Rohingya minority and literature contributor worldwide.
The Literature Times: We were hoping you could tell us about some of those writers who had inspired you and whom you follow!
Mohammed Hamim : The writers who had inspired me and whom I always chase are ” William Shakespeare, U Ponnya, William Wordsworth, Cristina Georgina Rosette, Colley Ciber, and Maulana Jalal Uddin Rumi whose abnormal poetry emboldens me to keep writing and tickles my heart and capture my soul.
The Literature Times: The titles seem different and catchy; how you decided it? Please let us know the story behind it.
Mohammed Hamim : It was arduous to finalize the titles. In our present life, we have been undergoing different kinds of plights and traumatic pain and also these are the common occurrences that our sensitive hearts encounter. Therefore, we decided to give our book title ” Rhythms of The Heart” and really it’s our renaissance that we have been writing so that we put our subtitle ” The Two Rohingyas in Blossom”.
The Literature Times: What are your achievements so far? Tell us something about your writing career.
Mohammed Hamim : As I am an award-winning poet, I have got honoured by numerous accolades. My many works have been internationally published in many blogs, websites and magazines and antholgized in many florilegiums such as a co-author of ” I Love You to The Moon And Back”, ” Modern Writers”, “Coochbehar Anthology”, “Love is Inevitable”, ” Bombshell Meeting”, “Seed of Faith”etc.
The Literature Times: What is your current goal in writing career? How do you see your future in writing?
Mohammed Hamim : My current goal in writing career is to be a prolific author to help every human as a literature contributor around the world. I am sanguinely sure that I will be a great novelist in future if I keep contributing my writings.
The Literature Times: Are there any other books being worked by you? Please let us know about your future projects.
Mohammed Hamim : No, I have no other books, but I have a fervent aspiration to be on an odyssey to write a great novel, perhaps, it will be between two Rohingya lovers.
The Literature Times: How do you see Indian writing in the 21st century? What changes do you see in the modern way of writing? Do you feel it has been changed by the time?
Mohammed Hamim : Indian writing in 21st century has become greatly exceptional and unique. As I am a young and an emotional poet, there are many changes in the modern way of writing such as literary platforms, blogs and websites on social media, which have great impacts on the writers. Yes , it has been changed by the time.
The Literature Times: How easy/ difficult it was for you to publish your book? What message would you like to give to budding authors?
Mohammed Hamim : Wehave encountered abundance of adverse moments to publish our first poetry book, we pondered it would be just a piece of cake, but it’s diametrically not. However, we both approached to a publishing house called ” Evencipub Publishing” , located in India. My message to the budding authors – “No matter how road looks like, just you have to target at the aspired destination. You have your own creativity and intellectuality to soar like the feathered friends”.
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