Transgressions: Poems Inspired by Faiz Ahmed Faiz

This collection of poems was published in hardback by Aakar Books, Delhi in 2019 with strong endorsement from Professor Harbans Mukhia, Professor Emeritus of History, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.

December 23, 2018 ·

Some superb poetry of protest by Anjum Altaf who identifies himself as a South Asian living in Lahore. Poems inspired by Faiz Ahmad Faiz. Anjum Altaf was Professor of Sociology in Lahore and Karachi. First published in India by LG Publishers, a subsidiary of Aakar Books, Delhi.

January 15, 2019 ·     

A great poem inspired by Faiz Ahmad Faiz and triggered by “attacks on JNU students and faculty in 2016 and dedicated to them” by Anjum Altaf, Professor of Sociology and “A South Asian residing in Lahore.” From his collection Transgressions, published by Aakar Books, Delhi, 2019.

The collection is now available online from North America, India, and Pakistan.

North America:…/…/938372336X



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One Response to “Transgressions: Poems Inspired by Faiz Ahmed Faiz”

  1. Priyanka Lindgren Says:

    I’ve added this book to Goodreads ( Look forward to reading it!

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