Adil Najam After the great success of the first contest, the second ‘Life’s Too Short’ Short Story Contest has now been announced. The submission deadline is March 31, 2011. – so if you are an aspiring short story writer of Pakistani origin, do submit soon!

Owning Fred Bremner

Posted on February 7, 2011
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Pervaiz Munir Alvi Fred Bremner was not born or raised in Pakistan. In fact during his life time there was no country on the map by the name of Pakistan. Yet, for thirty five years he lived and worked among, owned studios and properties at, and traveled through out the areas that would later become [...]

Aziz Akhmad (Editor’s Note: Today, January 18this the death anniversary of Saadat Hasan Manto. Two day’s ago (January 16) was the anniversary of the ‘judgement day’ in his  famous ‘obscenity trial.’ To mark these anniversaries, we are re-posting this, the last of a three part series on ‘Manto ka Muqaddama,’ by Aziz Akhmad (first two [...]

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