Ifti Nasim

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General Information

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Name: Ifti Nasim

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poet

Born: 1946, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Died: July 22, 2011, Chicago, Illinois

Website: Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame

Photo Credit: Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame

Illinois Connection

Nasim lived and worked in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ifti Nasim was a poet, writer and activist. He wrote two collections of Urdu poems and received an honorary Doctorate of Literature from the World Peace Academy of Delaware. He co-founded Sangat/Chicago, a Southasian LBGT organization and support group. A popular speaker on sexual diversity at different universities across the globe, Nasim also received the R.N. Tagore Award. He was a past president of Southasian Performing Arts Council of America and was inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame in 1996.

Published Works

  • Narman, Self-published, 1994
  • Myrmecophile, Xlibris Corporation, 2000

Titles at Your Library


Release Date: 1994


ISBN: 0738852295
Release Date: 2000-12-08

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Literary Awards


External Links

Ifti Nasim on WorldCat


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