The writer is a Pakistan-born and Austria-based poet in Urdu and English. He teaches South Asian Literature & Culture at Vienna University.
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
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Taking a look at Mujh Se Pehli Si Muhabbat from a previously unexplored perspective
It is time to question the perspectives our literature offers on women, their bodies and their beings