From our ninth issue, a beautiful poem by Azra Abbas translated from the Urdu by Muhammad Umar MemonRead More
Muhammad Umar Memon is Professor Emeritus of Urdu literature and Islamic Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a critic, short-story writer, and has translated and edited half a dozen anthologies of Urdu fictional writing.
Muhammad Umar Memon writes about the literary significance of the red light district and underbelly of a country like Pakistan, beginning with the country’s controversial author Saadat Hasan Manto.Read More
Muhammad Umar Memon translated Azra Abbas’s haunting poem, featured in our ninth issue.Read More
Part of our special feature on contemporary Pakistani writers in the ninth issue, Muhammad Umar Memon’s piece translated from the Urdu.Read More