Azra Abbas: lives in Karachi, has published two books of poetry. Jan Brzezinski: is a graduate student at McGill University, Montreal.
Mukhtar Chaudhary: teaches English language and literature at Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
Ismat Chughtai: famous novelist and short story writer. A selection of her stories has just been translated by Tahira Naqvi for publication in India.
Asif Aslam Farrukhi: teaches Public Health at the Aga Khan College of Medicine in Karachi; has published two voulmes of stories in Urdu;
writes regularly in English on Urdu literary matters in various Pakistani journals.
Shamsur Rahman Faruqi: critic and poet; founder/editor of Sabxun. His most recent publications are two highly original and useful interpretative studies of Ghalib and Mir.
Jamila Feldman: is a graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley.
Kathryn Hansen: teaches at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver;
has written on Hindi fiction and popular drama and translated 'Renu'. She is currently working on the Nautanki.
Muzaffar Iqbal: lives in Canada, working on a sequence of novels, of which Inxila, excerpted here, was the first.
A. S. Kaisi: teaches at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
"Naznin Pittsburghvi": ?
Surendra Prakash: has published two volumes of stories; lives in Bombay where he writes for the movies.
Frances Pritchett: teaches at Columbia University; her translations of the shorter version of the Hamza tale and of the novel Basti by Intizar Husain will appear next year.