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Poets/Writers From Islamabad

Total: 99

Ahmad Faraz

1931 - 2008

Widely celebrated and sung Urdu poet. Rose to iconic stature through his seductively romantic and anti-establishment poetry

One of the prominent poets of Humour & Satire in the Indian subcontinent

One of the most prominent Pakistani poets, famous for his cultural romanticism.

Josh Malihabadi

1898 - 1982

One of the most fiery progressive poets who is known as Shayar-e-Inquilab (revolutionary poet)

Zia Jalandhari

1923 - 2012

One of the most prominent-modern poets.

Renowned woman poet from Pakistan known for her bold views on women and her strong stand against religious fundamentalism.

Mohammad Tufail

1923 - 1986

Saba Akbarabadi

1908 - 1991

Sameena Raja

1958 - 2012

Prominent woman poet, editor, translator & broadcaster from Pakistan

Renowned humorous poet and editor of a literary magazine ‘Khushnuma’ based on humour and satire.

Pakistani poet famous for humorous poetry. Also wrote humorous columns in the newspapers and periodicals.

Ahmad Javeed

1945 - 2017

One the prominent short fiction writers from Pakistan, known for writing symbolic stories around the issues of political suppression.

Nazeer Siddiqui

1930 - 2001

Noor Bijnauri

1924 - 2001

Pakistani poet, journalist, and former civil servant

Ali Yasir

1976 - 2020

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