An evening with Pakistani poet and nonfiction writer, Harris Khalique.
Harris Khalique, one of the foremost Urdu poets of his generation, is the author of eight poetry collections, including Between You and Your Love (English, 2004), Ishq Ki Taqveem Mein (Urdu, 2006) and Melay Mein (Urdu, 2012), which won the 2013 UBL Literary Excellence Award for Urdu poetry. His poems have been anthologized internationally. A campaigner for worker's, womens and minority rights in Pakistan and abroad, he contributes regularly to national and international news publications. He is in residence in September-October of this year at the International Writers Program at the University of Iowa, supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the US State Department.