Farid Gul Momand

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Gender MALE
Occupation Humanitarian Aid Worker, Researcher, Human Rights Activist, Poet and Short Story Writer
Location Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Introduction Born in Peshawar, Farid Gul Momand is an English language poet from ethnic Pashtun background of Momand tribe. He also writes short stories and diaries. A graduate in Criminology and Social Work, he has worked for several years with vulnerable children and families. Paris Hilton vs the poor poet and other poems is Farid's debut collection of poetry.
Favorite Movies Braveheart; Mindwalk ; Laggan
Favorite Music blues, jazz, classical, and folk music
Favorite Books The Age of Reason: A Novel by Jean-Paul Sartre ; Orientalism: Edward Said ; Aag Ka Darya- Quratullain Haider ( Urdu); Latoon : Ghani Khan ( Pashtu); The Trial, by Franz Kafka ; Zma Jwand Zma Jaddujehad : Bacha Khan (autobiography) ; The World as Will and Representation: Arthur Schopenhauer ;The Idiot: Fydor Dostoyevsky ;Cactus Town & other stories: Aamer Hussein; Eugene Onegin- Pushkin ; The Selected Writings of Eqbal Ahmad; Gabriel Garcia Marquez's love in the time of cholera and100 years of solitude; Anna Karenina by Tolstoy; Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte; Tagore's Geetanjali ; Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair - Pablo Neruda ; Diwan-e-Hafiz ; The Rumi Collections; Diwan-e-Ghalib; Faiz (endless), Mehmud Dervesh collection of poetry