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Poets/Writers From Canada

Total: 50

Prominent Urdu poet from Canada having progressive leaning.

Prominent modernist poet

an illustrious short story writer, novelist, political analyst, television anchor, and documentary producer from Toronto

Leonard Cohen

1934 - 2016

Canadian poet, singer-songwriter, and novelist.

Pakistani woman poet of Indian origin / Living in Canada


Louis Crompton

1925 - 2009

Canadian scholar, professor, author, and pioneer in the instruction of queer studies

An Urdu poet residing in Canada

One of the contemporary poets from Pakistan

Aliya Sharafi is a renowned ghazal singer of Bangladeshi origin. She is also the daughter of the legendary singer Kalim Sharafi

Aziz Ahmad

1913 - 1978

Famous progressive story writer and novelist and poet.

Short story writer based in Canada, TV host, son of Himayat Ali Shaayer

Friedrich List

1989 - 1846

G. M. Wickens

1918 - 2006

He has written 60 books for children about basic science and environmental issues.

Musarrat Nazeer is a vocalist and performer who sang and acted in many Urdu and Punjabi films. She also sang wedding and folk songs. She has won several Nigar Awards.

Saleem Raza

1932 - 1983

Noted fiction writer and poet based in Canada; also known for her flash fiction and translations from English and Punjabi into Urdu.

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