Munir Fayyaz is a poet, translator, critic, educationist. He is Assistant Professor (English) at Federal Government Colleges Department, Islamabad. Served as joint secretary and secretary of Halqa Arbab e Zouq, Rawalpindi from 2003 to 2007. He has been composing poetry in Urdu (ghazal and nazm) and English for over twenty years. He recently edited a special issue of ‘Pakistani Literature’ (Contemporary Short Stories of Pakistan) containing works in translation from Urdu and eight other local languages published by Pakistan Academy of Letters. He has been translating Pakistani poetry and fiction in English for ‘Pakistani Literature’ since 2009. His poetic works have been published in leading Urdu literary periodicals for almost twenty years.