Arts Literature World Literature Pakistani Biographical and Critical Notes
This subcategory is for English-language sites offering information about literary authors, periods, and movements, as well as bibliograhpies and other leads, for all forms of Pakistani literature written. It will include criticism about this literature, but will not have any creative material, which belongs to other subcategories.

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Adam Zameenzad
Novelist Zameenzad's life and books described briefly.
Ilona Yusuf
A short introduction to a young poet and artist.
Khurram Khiraam's Hayat-i-Nau
A brief note about a young bilingual poet and his book.
Moth Smoke
Mohsin Hamid's first novel is reviewed here.
Noon Meem Rashed - The Unorthodox Poet
Record of the birth centenary celebration at The Literature Podium, Ialamabad ( of this major Urdu poet -with recitals, papers, and discussion on how to read his poetry in the new century.
Poet, Scholar Hashmi in Iowa
This is a useful and relevant introduction to the work of the major English poet and scholar Professor Alamgir Hashmi, who suggested important principles of cultural coexistene a quarter century ago.
Postcolonial and Postimperial Authors
A list of well-known authors from Pakistan and the Indian Subcontinent. The main site has many useful links.
Shaila Abdullah
The site presents biographical and bibliographical information about Shaila Abdullah, writer and graphic designer.
Twilight in Delhi: Indian Resentment of British Rule
A socio-political take on a classic, Ahmed Ali's Twilight in Delhi (1940).
What Is a Ghazal?
The ghazal verse-form is described, as in Urdu and some other languages.
WritersNet: Alamgir Hashmi
Reflection on literary biography and a list of titles by the author, together with criticism about each title, which has reference value.
Zulfikar Ghose Reading in Islamabad
Account of novelist and poet Zulfikar Ghose's recent reading at The Literature Podium, Islamabad (, it has fresh critical and biographical information.
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