Moeen Faruqi is an artist and English language poet living in Karachi. His paintings have been exhibited widely within Pakistan and internationally in Canada, Italy, Singapore, Bangladesh, UK, and India. His poems have been published in various literary journals in Pakistan and abroad, including Poetry from Pakistan: An Anthology (1997); Dragonfly in the Sun: An Anthology of Pakistani Literature (1997); and The Poetry of Men’s Lives (2004). His poems have also appeared in Verse, Orbis, The Rialto (UK), Rattle (USA), Cyphers (Ire.), and Vallum (Canada).