Mubeen Mirza is a noted Pakistani fiction writer, poet, and journalist. He is a widely acknowledged and well-received short story writer of the modern era of Urdu fiction. For many years he has written a weekly article in the Sunday magazine of daily Express on literary, socio-political, and international issues. At present, he writes for daily Jang and some literary and social sites on a variety of subjects. He is the editor of the renowned literary magazine Mukalama and is the managing director of a well-reputed publishing house Academy Bazyaft. He is a former member of the Board of Governors of the Pakistan Academy of Letters. Furthermore, he is the author of Khof ke Aasman Talay; Saadat Hasan Manto: Shakhsiyat o Fun; Tabani; Zameenen aur Zamane; Arzang; Ahwal o Aasar, Urdu ke Behtareen Shakhsi Khakay; Pakistani Adab; Adabiyat; and Manto: Muntakhab Mazameen.