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Poets/Writers From Chicago

Total: 19

Adeem Hashmi

1946 - 2001

Popular Pakistani poet who gave voice to peple's life experiences.

An American scholar of Urdu language and literature

Dennis Brutus

1924 - 2009

South African activist, educator, journalist and poet best known for his campaign to have South Africa banned from the Olympic Games due to its racial policy of apartheid.

Iftikhar Naseem

1946 - 2011

Louise Glück

1943 - 2023

Celebrated American poet and Nobel Laureate. Known for her thematically profound poetry that interrogates themes of personal trauma, familial dynamics, and the human relationship with nature.

Charles H. Mayo

1865 - 1939

George W. Parker

1882 - 1931

an African-American political activist and writer who co-founded the Hamitic League of the World.

Lecturer of Hindi-Urdu, translator, editor, and textbook author University of Austin

Prominent Pakstani fiction writer; received Adamji award for her novel "Aabla Paa".

Aabidullah Ghazi

1936 - 2021

Munni Begum is a famous Pakistani ghazal singer. Her teacher in music was the famous singer Ustad Khwaja Ghulam Mustafa Warsi. She was honored with the

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