The writer is a Pakistan-born and Austria-based poet in Urdu and English. He teaches South Asian Literature & Culture at Vienna University.
Sajjad Baqar Rizvi’s dynamic voice continues to echo in the hearts of many successive generations of his students
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
Pakistan inherited some fine writers from the Indian Civil Service. That tradition of bureaucrat-writers still flourishes today
Speaking about literature in terms of a Hindu-Muslim divide might seem politically incorrect but, at times, it is necessary to have a ‘communal’...
What if the present is some sheer absurdity and the future nothing more than a fathomless illusion?
Zafar Iqbal has left indelible imprints on modern Urdu ghazal. We cannot bypass him; we have to navigate through him