Translator Haider Shahbaz has a B.A. from Yale University and he is currently enrolled in the MFA program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His translations and reviews are forthcoming in The Believer Logger, The Portland Review, and Himal SouthAsian.
Taking full blame for this cumbersome formula (“displaced sightseeing”), if we try to find out when, why, and where Hassan got the habit of displaced sightseeing, then we will have to walk for a little while alongside Hassan down the path of his life in fact, more importantly, we will have to see with Hassan, because the whole problem is of seeing, and what needs to be seen is what kind of seeing this will be.
- Horror Story by Mirza Athar Baig, translated from the Urdu by Haider Shahbaz