Two poems from the work of Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Faiz Ahmed Faiz (1911-1984) was a prominent revolutionary Indo-Pakistani poet. In a brief career with the British Indian Army he was promoted to the…

Bahar Ayee (Spring Has Come)

Spring has come So have returned suddenly from the past * * All those dreams, all that beauty That on your lips had died…

The Right to Dissent

(The year 2011 will be celebrated worldwide as the centenary of the great poet of Southasia, Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Himal‘s forthcoming January 2011 issue…

Faiz Ahmad Faiz: 1974 Interview from Radio Pakistan Archives

Faiz Ahmad Faiz In Program Fun aur Funkar = Panalist Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum, Hameed Akhtar, Qayyum Nazar, Sajjad Baqar Rizvi, Anees Nagi, Intizar…

Faiz Ahmed Faiz: poet of peace

By Najam Sethi This year, South Asia celebrates the centenary of Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Pakistan’s pre-eminent Urdu poet in the classical tradition of the…

Literature Festival ends with homage to Faiz

By Peerzada Salman KARACHI: A befitting and heartfelt tribute to Faiz Ahmed Faiz ended the 2nd Karachi Literature Festival at a local hotel on…

Jaipur, Faiz and Ali Sethi

Ali Sethi recently attended the Jaipur literary festival and his extraordinary performance is now accessible to those who were not there. I should thank…