Popular short story writer, novelist and playwright, known for his romantic style of rendition
Prominent fiction writer, celebrated for his novel "Udaas Naslein".
Story writer and novelist; known for his stories on social issues; also a recipient of Sahitya Akademi award.
Prominent journalist and short story writer, known for his autobiography "Jo Yaad Rahaa".
Known for his acute observations of social realities among the contemporary fiction writers and their representation in his fiction.
Abul Fazal Siddiqui
Well-known fiction writer and translator from Pakistan; witnessed the travails of Partition and made it the subject of his writings.
One of the contemporary story writers; wrote on issues relating to day-today life.
Prominent modernist poet, story writer, one of the first poets to write prose poems; also edited important journal "Tashkeel".
Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi
Most outstanding Pakistani, Progressive poet. Also counted among leading fiction-writers. Edited an important literary magazine Funoon.
Well known fiction writer, acknowledged for his stories on weaker sections of society.
Akhtar Husain Raipurii
Noted progressive critic, linguist, and story writer; also translated literary works from Bangla and English.
Prominent critic ,scholar, fiction writer and poet also known for his romantic poetry.
Ali Abbas Husaini
Well-known story writer, playwright and critic, known for his story “Mela Ghoomani”
Ali Imam Naqvi
Noted fiction writer from Pakistan; known for writing on women’s issues.
Author of "Khushiyon Ka Bagh", one of the most prominent story writers, novelists, and artists known for his symbolic narratives.
Anwar Sen Roy
Prominent fiction writer and journalist, known for his novel "Zillaton Ke Aseer"; served BBC for long.
Prominent among the young fiction writers from Pakistan; known for stories of deep psychological and existential issues.
Asad Mohammad Khan
Prominent Urdu fiction writer from Pakistan who also occasionally writes poetry
Noted fiction writer from Pakistan, known for stories of intense creative urge.
Prominent Pakistani fiction writer, famous for the story “Gadaria”.
A prominent member of Deputy Nazir Ahmad’s family, noted story writer and translator; also known well for her narrative Dilli Ki Chand Ajeeb Hastiyaan.