Poets/Writers From Bihar
Ashraf Ali Fughan
One of the prominent 18th Century poets / Contemporary to Mir Taqi Mir
- Born : Patna
- Domicile : Patna
- Died : Murshidabad
Prominent Contemporary of Mir Taqi Mir who had written a Masnavi called 'Khwab e Hasrat'.
Noted story writer and novelist; known for his treatment of communal riots in India.
Prominent contemporary of Mir taqi Mir writing poetry at far-off Azimabad in Delhi style
Prominent contemporary Indian poet of classical tone.
Prominent later-classical poet from Bihar
One of the most prominent pre-modern poets.
One of most inspiring pre-modern poets who laid foundations for modern ghazal. Known for his sustained denunciation of Mirza Ghalib and contemporary poetry in Lucknow.
Well-known poet and author to draw upon social issues, also edited an important journal 'Qaumi Zaban' published from Pakistan
Well-known poet from Kolkata, wrote Ghazal, Nazm, and Rubai; published several collections of poetry for children, also edited several literary journals
Prolific Urdu humour poet of classical mould with a perfect command on language and medium.
- Born : Aurangabad
- Domicile : Aurangabad
- Died : Aurangabad
One of the prominent progressive poets, critic and lyricist Known for writing lyrics ‘karoge yaad to har baat yaad…’ for ‘Bazaar’.
Imdad Imam Asar
Famous for his trend setting book on criticism, 'Kaashif-ul-Haqaaiq'.
One of the outstanding pre-modern poets known for his radical views.
- Born : Sheikhpura
- Domicile : Patna
Post Modern Urdu Poet known for Libertanian radical views.
One of the most prominent modern poets. Was associated with Doordarshan
- Born : Muzaffarpur
- Domicile : Muzaffarpur
- Died : Muzaffarpur
Poet and short story writer, known for reviving the shared cultural heritages in his works.
Prominent post-modern poet, associated with All India Radio.
Owais Ahmad Dauran
- Domicile : Bihar
Prominent progressive poet known for his biograpghy 'Meri Kahani' and nazm 'ik bevafa ke naam'
- Born : Siwan
Prominent post-modernist fiction writer and poet; known well for his novel Paleeta.
One of the most prominent desciples of Mir Taqi Mir
Sayad Mohammad Abdul Ghafoor Shahbaz
Translator, Poet and compiler and researcher of the ‘Kulliyat-e-Nazeer’