© 2020 Penguin India
Abdus Samad is an award-winning Urdu writer and poet. He started writing at the age of fifteen and received numerous awards for his works, which includes eleven novels as well as five collections of short stories. He has won the Sahitya Akademi award, the Bhartiya Basha Parishad, the Ghalib Award and the Life Achievement Award from the Urdu Academy, Bihar. He has also served on the board of the prestigious Jnanpith award.