Poets/Writers From USA
Patras Bokhari was an Urdu humourist, educator, essayist, broadcaster and diplomat from Pakistan. He is best known for his humorous writings in Urdu literature.
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.
- Domicile : New York
Prominent Pakistani poet of humour and satire, living in New York, USA.
Popular Pakistani poet who gave voice to peple's life experiences.
C. M. Naim
An American scholar of Urdu language and literature
Gopi Chand Narang
Eminent Critic and Scholar. Known for his contribution to Post-Modernist theory in urdu.
an American novelist best known for her 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird
Naheed Virk is a USA based Urdu poet and writer of Pakistani origin.
Raj Narayan Raaz
- Born : Balochistan
- Domicile : Delhi
- Died : Texas
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.
- Born : Kot Sarang
- Domicile : USA
Nazm poet living in USA / Known for views against ghazal poetry
Syed Zameer Jafri
Pakistani poet famous for humorous poetry. Also wrote humorous columns in the newspapers and periodicals.
Pakistani novelist of Gujarati Parsi descen who writes in English and is resident in the United States
George W. Parker
an African-American political activist and writer who co-founded the Hamitic League of the World.
Gyan Chand Jain
- Born : Seohara
- Domicile : California
One of the most prominent scholars, linguists and critics in the subcontinent.Honoured with Padma Shri in 2002
Henry Charles Lea
an American historian, civic reformer, and political activist