Zubair Ahmad retired as Associate Professor of English from Government Islamia College, Lahore in 2018. He has authored seven books in Punjabi including a book of poetry “Dam Yaad na Keeta” (1996); three collections of short stories; a short fiction “Kabootor, Banare te Galiãn” (2013); and “Pani di Kandh” (2019). He is the recipient of several awards such as the Dhahan International Punjabi Literature Prize for Short Stories 2014 and 2020 (the Canada based prestigious award is considered Booker Prize of Punjabi language and Literature); and the first Masud Khaddarposh Award for Best Book of Punjabi Fiction for the year 2013. He worked as a sub-editor in the first Punjabi newspaper ‘Sajjan’ (1988-1990) under the editorship of Hussain Naqi and contributes columns about Punjabi in Daily ‘Dawn’ and ‘The News on Sunday’. He is the co-editor of the annual magazine ‘Bara Mah’ with Amarjit Chandan. Zubair Ahmad worked for French Encyclopedia of Punjabi and has written ten entries under the editorship of Dr Anne Murphy of the University of British Columbia. He runs a Punjabi welfare bookshop, Kitab Trinjan, as a volunteer.