Khalid Nadeem is a poet and literary scholar who lives in Sargodha. He holds a PhD from the Punjab University Oriental College, Lahore, against his thesis, Dr Akhtar Husain Raipuri: Life & Contributions. He joined the University of Sargodha in 2008 and is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Urdu Oriental & Languages. Nadeem knows five languages, viz. Punjabi, Urdu, Persian, Hindi, and English. His major fields are research, criticism, editing, translation, and poetry. He has published 19 books from Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, Delhi, Kolkata, and Azamgarh.