Afzal Ahmed Syed
A leading contemporary Urdu poet, Afzal Ahmed Syed is well-known for his experimental writing style. He has published three collections of prose poems and one of ghazals. Translations of his poetry have been published in English, Sindhi, Hindi, Bengali, Arabic, and German. His Urdu translation of the complete Persian works of Mir Taqi Mir was published by Oxford University Press in 2013 under the title Divan-e-Mir: Farsi maa Urdu Tarjuma. In 2020, he published an Urdu translation of selected Persian verses of Sabak-i-Hindi poets under the title Badeh-i-Dosheeneh.