September 23, 2023


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Moazzam Sheikh: Urdu still has world class writers

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MoazamMoazzam Sheikh was born in Lahore, Pakistan. He studied business, film and library science and is currently a librarian in the Art/Music/Recreation department at the San Francisco public library. In addition, he teaches at City College of San Francisco, writes fiction, and translates fiction from Urdu/Hindi/Punjabi/English. His latest work of translation is Stories of Intizar Husain (Katha). He has also edited a collection of stories, A Letter from India: Contemporary Pakistani Short Stories (Penguin). Moazzam is the author of Cafe Le Whore and Other Stories (Weavers Press, 2013), and The Idol Lover and Other Stories of Pakistan (Ithuriel’s Spear, 2008).

Here’s an interview with Moazzam Sheikh.

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