Afzal Ahmed Syed (born 1946) is an Urdu poet and translator.
Afzal Ahmed Syed is remarkable for the clarity of his vision , for the manic posturing of his speaker, for his polysemy, his sensuality and surreal images and for his clairvoyant attacks on pretens...
An alumnus of Columbia University, Farah Naqvi is a feminist, activist and writer. Her work for nearly three decades – from villages to public policy spaces – has focused on justice, de
Kumar Shahani (b. 1940) began his filmmaking career with the celebrated Maya Darpan (1972), which made him one of the most significant directors of the New Indian Cinema. He has sinc
Ian Jeffries is a lecturer in the Centre of Russian and East European Studies, University of Wales. His publications include The Industrial Enterprise in Eastern Europe (editor, 1981), The East Ger
P. Govinda Pillai (b. 1926) was born in Perumbavoor in the Ernakulam district of Kerala. Leaping into the country’s freedom movement during his student days, Pillai graduated from St. Xavier&
Akhil Katyal is a writer, academic, gay activist and translator based in Delhi. He finished his PhD at SOAS and currently teaches literature at Shiv Nadar University. His book of poems Night Charge