Short Stories

Popular short story writer, novelist and playwright, known for his romantic style of rendition

1928 -2011

Noted fiction writer and playwright from Pakistan.

Prominent fiction writer, celebrated for his novel "Udaas Naslein".

1931 -2015

Story writer and novelist; known for his stories on social issues; also a recipient of Sahitya Akademi award.

1952

Prominent journalist and short story writer, known for his autobiography "Jo Yaad Rahaa".

1932 -2016

Known for his acute observations of social realities among the contemporary fiction writers and their representation in his fiction.

1964

Well-known fiction writer and translator from Pakistan; witnessed the travails of Partition and made it the subject of his writings.

1910 -1987

Prominent among the new generation short story writers from Pakistani.

One of the younger story writers.

1960

One of the contemporary story writers; wrote on issues relating to day-today life.

Prominent modernist poet, story writer, one of the first poets to write prose poems; also edited important journal "Tashkeel".

1940 -2013

One the prominent short fiction writers from Pakistan, known for writing symbolic stories around the issues of political suppression.

-2017

Most outstanding Pakistani, Progressive poet. Also counted among leading fiction-writers. Edited an important literary magazine Funoon.

1916 -2006

Well known fiction writer, acknowledged for his stories on weaker sections of society.

1963

Noted fiction writer on contemporary social issues.

1957

Noted progressive critic, linguist, and story writer; also translated literary works from Bangla and English.

1912 -1992

Prominent critic ,scholar, fiction writer and poet also known for his romantic poetry.

1911 -1977

Well-known story writer, playwright and critic, known for his story “Mela Ghoomani”

1897 -1969

Prominent Pakistani poet and fiction writer

1976 --

Noted fiction writer from Pakistan; known for writing on women’s issues.

1929 -2018

Known for her stories of deeper social concerns

1995

Prominent modernist story writer, famous for his symbolic stories.

1924

Prominent story writer known for problematizing the issues of urban life

1942

Postmodernist story writer, known for his stories about the subaltern.

Author of "Khushiyon Ka Bagh", one of the most prominent story writers, novelists, and artists known for his symbolic narratives.

1935 -2019

Prominent fiction writer and journalist, known for his novel "Zillaton Ke Aseer"; served BBC for long.

Prominent among the young fiction writers from Pakistan; known for stories of deep psychological and existential issues.

1987

Prominent Urdu fiction writer from Pakistan who also occasionally writes poetry

1932

Noted fiction writer from Pakistan, known for stories of intense creative urge.

Prominent Pakistani fiction writer, famous for the story “Gadaria”.

1925 -2004

A prominent member of Deputy Nazir Ahmad’s family, noted story writer and translator; also known well for her narrative Dilli Ki Chand Ajeeb Hastiyaan.

1905 -1990

One of prominent short story writers, known for his literary journalism.

1959