Contemporary Writing from Pakistan
April 30, 2011 | Asia Society | New York City
With Hasina Gul, and Fahmida Riaz; moderated by Waqas Khwaja
Co-sponsored by Asia Society, Dalkey Archive, and Granta
Pakistani culture continues its steady ascent into the literary mainstream with the landmark publication of Modern Poetry of Pakistan, the first anthology of its kind. It comprises contemporary works translated from seven major languages. Its editor leads a reading and discussion of the compilation’s rich variety of poetry.
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