Orooj Ahmed Ali
Karachi, Sind, Pakistan
Publisher, Literary Agent, Art & Antiques: Collector & Dealer
- Part time
Publisher and literary agent since 1984. Publishes & represents the famous writer Ahmed Ali, who co-founded the Progressive Writers Movement & Association of India in 1933-36 and author of the classic novel "Twilight in Delhi", (Hogarth/OUP/New Directions/Rupa) also Ocean of Night; Of Rats & Diplomats; non-fiction:Muslim China, The Golden Tradition: An Anthology of Urdu Poetry (Columbia/OUP/Rupa) and AL-QUR'AN: A Contemporary Translation (Princeton/Akrash/OUP/Rupa), The Call of the Trumpet: Anthology of 20th Century Chinese Poetry besides many other works.
Represented Pakistan at the Frankfurt Book Fair 1987 & 1990.
Art & Antiques Collector and Dealer since 2004, particularly Master painters like Sadequain, Chughtai, Bashir Mirza, Zainul Abedin, Anna Molka, Jamni Roy, Hamidur Rehman, Nagori, Tassaduq Sohail, Jamil Naqsh & contemporary Pakistani artists etc.
Avid angler and reigning Pakistan Saltwater Angling Champion: 396 lbs Black Marlin.
From January 1984
Previous: Director & Managing Director; Lomen Fabrics Ltd., manufacturers & exporters of terry towels & terry fabrics from 1974 to 2000.