Shankhabash (শঙ্খবাস), Bengali Drishtantaist little magazine representing innovative, alternative, non-mainstream, and experimental genres of Bengali literature devoted to essays, fiction, poetry, poetics, art, and criticism. On its appearance, as a successor of another little magazine Dheu (edited by Shobuj Taposh), it started the literary movement- Drishtantaism, sometimes it may called as the modern Spinozist version.
The first issue was published in Chittagong, Bangladesh on August 2009 by the publication Prottayalir.
Moheen Reeyad, founding editor-in-chief
Foysoll Aurdree, co-editor
Board of Advisors:
Shobuj Taposh, poet, philosopher, former journalist, and founder of Drishtantaism, most widely known for his philosophical writings.
Hafiz Rashid Khan, postcolonialist poet, author, editor and journalist; known for his postcolonialism, anti-military voice and, was reputed for working in the tribal area at the Chittagong Hill Tracts.