Muhammad Saiful Islam, BA in English (DU), MA in English Literature (DU), is Lecturer in King Khalid University (KKU), Saudi Arabia. Before joining KKU in 2008, he taught in BRAC, Stamford, Peoples and Dhaka universities in Bangladesh. His latest article, Anticipating Apocalypse: Power Structures and the Periphery in Doris Lessing’s The Fifth Child and Ben, In The World, appeared in the Romanian Journal of English Studies, Volume 10, Issue 1, 278–292, 2013. He has also published in the Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies and Dhaka University Studies. His poems appeared in The British Council Book of Emerging English Poets from Bangladesh (2001) and Maps and Metaphors, writings by young writers from Bangladesh and United Kingdom (2006).