Tanveer Anjum is a distinguished poet from Karachi, who emerged on the scene of Urdu poetry in the 1970s and became famous in the genre of prose poem. She is the author of ‘Andekhi Lehrein’ (1982); ‘Safar aur Qaid mein Nazmein’ (1993); ‘Toofani Barishon mein Raqsan Sitarey’ (1997); ‘Sar-o-Barg-e-Arzoo’ (2001); ‘Zindagi Mere Pairon se Lipat Jaaegi’ (2010); ‘Naye Naam ki Mohabbat’ (2013); ‘Hashyon Main Rang’ (2016); ‘Frame se Bahar’ (2016); ‘Nai Zabaan ke Huruf’ (2020); and ‘Fireworks on a Windowpane’ (2014; English translations of her selected poems). She frequently contributes to Urdu magazines with her translations of world literature from English and literary articles. She has a PhD in English from the USA and currently teaches Urdu and English Literature courses at universities in Karachi. She is also the recipient of some prestigious literary awards.