WOMEN POETS

1924 -2015 Karachi

One of the prominent women poets famous for the soft and lyrical tone of her poetry.

A woman poet of female tone and tenor, popular in Mushairas.

An important poet of the younger generation, known for her Nazms

Prominent figure among the contemporary women poets in Pakistan; also a teacher of Urdu

1945 Lucknow

Poet and scholar of Persian literature, was the chair of Persian department in Lucknow University

1990 Lahore

Prominent among the women poets of Pakistan

1926 -2005 Lucknow

Renowned woman poet known from Lucknow and a companion of Qurratulain Hyder

1950 Karachi

One of the leading Pakistani women poets.

1952 Noida

Well-known poet, story writer and translator, also known for her translations of modern Arabic stories

A poet to make space for resistance and current social issues.

1982 Karachi

Young poet and story writer from Pakistan.

1946 -2018 Karachi

Woman poet from Pakistan, known for strong feminist and anti-establishment leanings.

1953 Karachi

Noted female poet from Pakistan who portraits the women-centric issues