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Poets/Writers From USA

Total: 194

Patras Bukhari

1898 - 1958

Patras Bokhari was an Urdu humourist, educator, essayist, broadcaster and diplomat from Pakistan. He is best known for his humorous writings in Urdu literature.

Adil Mansuri

1936 - 2008

One of the leading modernist poets who broke many conventions. Wrote poetry in Urdu and Gujarati. He was also a famous calligrapher and playwright

One of the leading and reputed Pakistani poets known for his neo-classical tone, equally well-known in India, lives in Houston USA.

Renowned feminist poet, known for her social consciousness and creative sensibility.

Prominent Pakistani poet of humour and satire, living in New York, USA.

Adeem Hashmi

1946 - 2001

Popular Pakistani poet who gave voice to peple's life experiences.

  • Domicile : USA

An American scholar of Urdu language and literature

Charles Bukowski

1920 - 1994

American poet, novelist, and short story writer

Dennis Brutus

1924 - 2009

South African activist, educator, journalist and poet best known for his campaign to have South Africa banned from the Olympic Games due to its racial policy of apartheid.

Lebanese-American writer, poet and visual artist. Best known for his book, 'The Prophet'.

Eminent Critic and Scholar. Known for his contribution to Post-Modernist theory in urdu.

Haneef akhgar

1928 - 2009

Harper Lee

1926 - 2016

an American novelist best known for her 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird

Iftikhar Naseem

1946 - 2011

Louise Glück

1943 - 2023

Celebrated American poet and Nobel Laureate. Known for her thematically profound poetry that interrogates themes of personal trauma, familial dynamics, and the human relationship with nature.

Mahmoud Darwish

1941 - 2008

Palestinian poet and author. Regarded as Palestine's national poet.

Muneebur Rahman

1924 - 2022

Naheed Virk is a USA based Urdu poet and writer of Pakistani origin.

Raj Narayan Raaz

1930 - 1998

Distinguished writer, poet and journalist. Earned a remarkable repute as the Editor of the popular Urdu magazine Aajkal.

Salman Akhtar is the son of Jan Nisar Akhtar. He is an author and Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.

Prominent women poet from Pakistan, living in USA.

Nazm poet living in USA / Known for views against ghazal poetry

Sinclair Lewis

1885 - 1991

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

T. S. Eliot

1888 - 1965

A. Doak Barnett

1921 - 1999

Anne Terry White

1886 - 1980

Pakistani novelist of Gujarati Parsi descen who writes in English and is resident in the United States

Charles H. Mayo

1865 - 1939

D. S. Halacy Jr

1919 - 2002
  • Domicile : USA

Edward Said

1935 - 2003

Ernest R. May

1928 - 2009

George W. Parker

1882 - 1931

an African-American political activist and writer who co-founded the Hamitic League of the World.

Gyan Chand Jain

1923 - 2007

One of the most prominent scholars, linguists and critics in the subcontinent.Honoured with Padma Shri in 2002

an American historian, civic reformer, and political activist

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