Inaam Nadeem was born in Shahdadpur, Sindh, in 1967. A poet, writer, translator, and teacher by profession, Inaam Nadeem has 10 books to his credit, including a volume of ghazals. His first book, ‘Dar-e-Khawab,’ received the Aks-e-Khushbu Poetry Prize in 2003. He has translated numerous English novels into Urdu, including Omar Hamid Shahid’s ‘The Prisoner’ and Rabisankar Bal’s ‘Dozakhnama’ and ‘A Mirrored Life.’ Additionally, he has translated and edited a volume of short stories by renowned Hindi fiction writer Bhisham Sahni, which was shortlisted for the 10th UBL Literature & Arts award. Inaam Nadeem has also compiled anthologies about Asif Farrukhi, selected stories of Zakia Mashhadi, the complete works of poet Akbar Masoom, and a research-based anthology of Urdu prose poems in Pakistan. His latest book is an Urdu translation of Muriel Maufroy’s best-selling novel, ‘Rumi’s Daughter.’ His literary essays and articles about music are published frequently. He currently resides in Karachi and works as an Associate Professor at Habib University, Karachi.