The writer is a Pakistan-born and Austria-based poet in Urdu and English. He teaches South Asian Literature & Culture at Vienna University.
Deeply penetrating, powerful, thought-provoking: recounting the legacy of Zaitoon Bano, one of Pakistan’s most unique voices
An anthology of poems by women about the discrimination against and oppression of women in South Asia
Despite women playing a significant role in the literary arena, it has mostly been a man’s business
Profile of poet and ghazal writer, Seemab Zafar
The plight of writers in India have gotten worse under the Modi government
A look at poet, literary translator and anthologist Sarita Jenamani’s life and works
Writers who continue to write in their native languages in a linguistically alien country, speak perpetually to people in the lands they have left...
Women writing poetry is a phenomenon that need not only be acknowledged but also examined literarily
Muhammad Khalid is a poet who sticks to his poetic truth -- at the cost of remaining lesser known
In South Asia, choosing to write in one language and not the other could be a subtle political statement