Wajeeduddin (Shehpar Rasool) was born in 17 October 1956 in Bachhraon, Uttar Pradesh. He has been an academician, poet and critic of Urdu language. Currently he is associated with Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi. Two books on poetry 'Sadaf Samandar', and 'Sukhan-siraab' have been published so far. 'Chasm-e-dauraan', and 'Paimaana-e-sifat' are his books on prose.