Dr. Nishat Zaidi


Dr. Nishat Zaidi is a scholar, critic, and translator from New Delhi. Her recent publications include Day and Dastan, a translation with Alok Bhalla of Intizar Husain’s two novellas; Story is a Vagabond: Fiction, Essays and Drama by Intizar Husain, a collection which she coedited; and Makers of Indian Literature: Agha Shahid Ali. Zaidi lives in New Delhi, where she is a professor in the Department of English at Jamia Millia Islamia.


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