Khwaja, Waqas Ahmad

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KHWAJA, Waqas Ahmad

KHWAJA, Waqas Ahmad. Pakistani, b. 1952. Genres: Poetry, Translations. Career: Emory University, Atlanta, GA, editorial assistant for Linguistic Atlas of the Gulf States, 1981-82; High Court, Lahore, Pakistan, lawyer/advocate, 1983-93; Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA, assistant professor of English, 1995-. Quaid-e-Azam Law College, visiting professor, 1988-91; Punjab Law College, visiting professor, 1988-92; Lahore College for Arts and Sciences, visiting faculty, 1989-90; Punjab University, visiting faculty, 1990-91; Income Tax Directorate of Training, Lahore, visiting faculty, 1992-93; Emory University, visiting instructor, spring, 1995, and spring, 1996. Writers Group, Lahore, co-founder, 1984, convener and general editor of publications, 1984-92. Publications: Six Geese from a Tomb at Medum (poems), 1987; Writers and Landscapes (prose and poems), 1991; Miriam's Lament and Other Poems, 1992. EDITOR & TRANSLATOR FROM URDU: Cactus: An Anthology of Recent Pakistani Literature, 1984; Mornings in the Wilderness (prose and poems), 1988; Short Stories from Pakistan, 1992. Contributor of more than 70 articles to magazines and newspapers. Address: Department of English, Agnes Scott College, 141 East College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030, U.S.A.