YAQIN completed her Ph.D. from SOAS, University of London in 2001
where she is now lecturer in Urdu. She is currently working on a translation
of Fahmida Riaz's novella, Godavari, and on a monograph on "Gender
and Intertexuality in Urdu Poetry: A Critical Study of Fahmida Riaz
and Kishwar Naheed."