TAIMOOR SHAHID is a poet, translator, and an academic with an M.A. from Columbia University. His book-length works include The Madness of Waiting: The Story of Mirza Ruswa (to be published in August 2013 by the University of Chicago Press), which he co-translated, and The Dangerous Man, which includes the translation of two Ibn-e Safi novels. He is interested in literary theory and North Indian literary culture and history and works on Persian, Urdu, Braj, Bhasha, Panjabi, and Sindhi, as well as South Asian cinema.

 


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