Born in 1967 in Shahdadpur, Sindh, Inaam Nadeem lives in Karachi and is an Assistant Professor at Habib University, Karachi. A poet, writer, translator, and a teacher by profession, Inaam Nadeem has six books to his credit including a volume of ghazals. His first book “Dar-e-Khawab” received the Aks-e-Khushbu Poetry Prize in 2003. He has translated many English novels into Urdu including Omar Hamid Shahid’s “The Prisoner” and Rabisankar Bal’s “Dozakhnama” and “A Mirrored Life”. He has also translated and edited a volume of short stories of renowned Hindi fiction writer Bhisham Sahni. His literary essays and articles about music are published frequently. He has also compiled an anthology about Asif Farrukhi and complete works of poet Akbar Masoom.