Fahmida Riaz (b. 1946) is a well known Urdu writer, poet, and feminist of Pakistan.

Among her works are Pathar Ki Zaban,Badan daridaDhoop, and Kya tum poora chand na dekho ge. Riaz also translated selected works of Rumi and Farogh Farrukhzad.

She is head of the Urdu Dictionary Board of Pakistan.

Articles by Fahmida Riaz

POETRY: The Chador and the Walled Homestead