Farrukh Yar Khan
Farrukh Yar has four books of poems and a book on South Asian composite culture and history to his credit. His other works include anthologies of the Urdu Nazm compiled for the Pakistan Academy of Letters in 2001 and 2005. Farrukh Yar’s research on the sixteenth century Punjabi Sufi poet, Shah Hussain, a pioneer of the Kafi form of Punjabi poetry, chronicles his role in the evolution of Punjabi poetry. His long poem, “Karez”, was launched at the Islamabad & Karachi Literature Festival in 2019 and 2020, respectively.