Join renowned poet, writer, and artist, Irfan Murtaza for a reading from his newest volume of poetry in Urdu and English. The reading will premier on YouTube and Facebook on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 2:00pm.
About the artist …
Irfan Murtaza was born in Karachi, Pakistan and has lived in the United States for the last 35 years. He began writing poetry at the age of 15, and he presented his work in his first mushaira (poetry event) in 1987. He is the founder and current president of Urdu Writers Society Inc. which actively promotes Urdu literature in the US.
After making his name in Urdu poetry, Irfan started to paint. As with his poetry, the subjects in Irfan’s paintings typically revolve around nature, history, landscapes and human suffering.
You can see his latest exhibition in digital form at www.muzeo.org/irfan-murtaza-virtual-exhibition.