Asif Farrukhi is a Pakistani doctor, writer, and translator who translates from Urdu to English. He has edited several anthologies of Pakistani writers in English, including Urdu Stories
and Short Stories from Pakistan
. He has also published six collections of his own short stories, and two collections of literary criticisms. He writes for the Pakistani newspaper Dawn
, as well as other newspapers and periodicals, and is a co-founder of the Karachi Literature Festival.